Midterm 1 - Question 2 | General Chemistry 2

General Chemistry 2 - Midterm 1

Consider the single replacement reaction of zinc metal with hydrochloric acid.

1) Write the chemical equation of this reaction knowing that one mole of H2 is formed from one mole of Zn.

2) Which atom gains electrons, which one loses electrons?

3) What is the reducing agent?

4) Write the net ionic equation for this reaction.