The overall cell reaction occurring in an alkaline battery is
Zn(s) + MnO2(s) + H2O(l) ⟶ ZnO(s) + Mn(OH)2(s)
(b) If 4.50 g of zinc is oxidized, how many grams of manganese dioxide and of water are consumed?
(c) What is the total mass of reactants consumed in part (b)?
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