18.104.22.168 Reactions of acids with metals
- Acids react with some metals to produce salts and hydrogen.
(HT only) Students should be able to:
- explain in terms of gain or loss of electrons, that these are redox reactions
- identify which species are oxidised and which are reduced in given chemical equations.
- Knowledge of reactions limited to those of magnesium, zinc and iron with hydrochloric and sulfuric acids.