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Equal lengths of magnesium ribbons are taken in test tubes A and B. Hydrochloric acid is added to test tube A while acetic acid is added to test tube B. Amount and concen tration taken for both the acids are same. In which test tube will the fizzing occur more vigorously and why?

Asked by tanaya saha 1st August 2012, 9:26 PM
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Answer:
Fizzing will occur more in test tube A because:

i) HCl is a strong acid while CH3COOH is a weak acid
ii) HCl completely dissociates into H+ and Cl- ions while CH3COOH wont completely ionise!!!

Answered by Expert 2nd August 2012, 6:28 PM
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