Reaction of MnO2 and Dil.HCl

Asked by srobonadutta2004 | 20th Aug, 2019, 06:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Manganese dioxide when reacts with hydrochloric acid forms Manganese chloride, water and chlorine.

(a) A balanced chemical equation

      MnO2 + 4HCl → MnCl2 + Cl2 + 2H2O

(b) (i) Reducing agent : HCl

     (ii) Oxidising agent : MnO2

Answered by Ramandeep | 21st Aug, 2019, 10:34: AM