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Problem: What happens when you add zinc to a solution of copper sulfate? Identify the half reactions to see what got oxidized and reduced.

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Figure out the complete reaction and determine which element is reduced or oxidized. Analyze the changes in their oxidation states. Compare the oxidation number of the element on the reactant side and on the product side.

Step 1. Determine the reaction

·The redox reaction between Zn (s) and CuSO4 (aq) appears to be

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What happens when you add zinc to a solution of copper sulfate? Identify the half reactions to see what got oxidized and reduced.

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