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How Do Acids React With Metals

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HOW DO AcIDS REACT WITH METALS? Seren SAPMAZ 9C 582 Purpose: To observe the reaction of metals with acids, and to determine the forming of salt and hydrogen gases' Materials: 6 Test tubes 6 Test tubes (bigger than others,to collect the hydrogen gas inside it) Test tube clamp 2 Beakers (100 ml) Dropper Safety glasses Electronic heater Hydrochloric acid, Sulphuric acid A piece of Zinc A piece of Aluminum A piece of Copper Procedure: 1. ...read more.

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4. Take another 3 test tubes above the tube number 1, 2 and 3 to collect the gas formed. 5. Repeat step 4 using Sulphuric acid instead of Hydrochloric acid, on test tubes 4,5 and 6 . Metal After HCl H2 Test After H2S04 H2 Test Zn Reaction Hydrogen Reaction Hydrogen Al Reaction Hydrogen Reaction No H2 but SO4 Cu No reaction No H2 No reaction No H2 Concluison: We have done this experiment and observed how the reaction between acids and metals is. ...read more.

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To make an experiments with acids are very dangerous, so that we wore safety glasses to protect our eyes from the acids.We turned the aspirator on to protect our lungs from the poison gas, SO2 We determined the behaviour of Cu towards to acids and there was no reaction with neither HCl nor. But Zn gives reaction with acids.Those experiments explicitly show us that noble metals and semi noble metals, such as Al, Ag, Hg, Pt, Au,Cu do not give reaction with acids! ...read more.

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