Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 21 - Problems: 21.26

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

a. Metal A is being oxidized. b. Metal B is being reduced. c. Metal A can be used as anode in a voltaic cell incorporating these two metals. d. Bubbles will form when metal A is placed in acid. Because acid oxidizes metal B and metal B oxidizes metal A, so acid will oxidize metal A.
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