Single Replacement Reaction Problems

Single Replacement Reaction Problems

Directions

Using the activity series predict and balance the following single replacement reactions. Use abbreviations to indicate the appropriate phase of reactants and products where possible Note: Not al of the reactions will occur. For those that do not, write no reaction

Activity Series

General Activity Series For Metals
most active Li Ca Na Mg Al Zn Fe Pb [H2] Cu Ag Pt least active
General Activity Series For Nonmetals
most active F2 Cl2 Br2 I2 least active

Practice Problems

A piece of copper is dropped into a container of water

Liquid Bromine is added to a container of sodium iodide crystals

An aluminum strip is immersed in a solution of silver nitrate

Zinc pellets are added to a sulfuric acid solution

Fluorine gas is bubbled into a solution of aluminum chloride

Magnesium turnings are added to a solution of lead(II) acetate

Iodine crystals are added to a solution of sodium chloride

Calcium metal is added to a solution of nitrous acid

A pea-sized piece of lithium is added to water

A solution of iron(III) chloride is poured over a piece of platinum wire


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