Write word equations and then balanced equations for the reactions taking place when:

(a) dilute sulphuric acid reacts with zinc granules


(b) dilute hydrochloric acid reacts with magnesium ribbon


(c) dilute sulphuric acid reacts with aluminium powder


(d) dilute hydrochloric acid-reacts with iron filings

(a) H2SO4 (aq) + Zn (s) ZnSO4 (aq) + H2 (g)

(b) 2HCl (aq) + Mg(s) MgCl2 (aq) + H2(g)


(c) 3H2SO4 (aq) + 2Al (s) Al2(SO4)3 (aq) + 3H2 (g)


(d) 6HCl (aq) +2Fe (s) 2FeCl3(aq) +3H2(g)


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