View the step-by-step solution to:

Question

I don't understand this at all really. Help would be much appreciated.

/>

Zn(s)+2 HCl(aq)→ZnCl2(aq)+H2(g)


Zn(s) reacts with HCl(aq) according to the equation shown above. In trial 1 of a kinetics experiment, a 5.0g piece of Zn(s) is added to 100mL of 0.10MHCl(aq). The rate of reaction between Zn(s) and HCl(aq) is determined by measuring the volume of H2(g) produced over time. In trial 2 of the experiment, 5.0g  of powdered Zn(s) is added to 100mL of 0.10MHCl(aq). Which trial will have a faster initial rate of reaction and why?

Top Answer

The second trial will have a faster initial reaction speed. Remember that one of the factors that affects the... View the full answer

Sign up to view the full answer

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question