We are being asked to determine which of the given reaction is slowest at room temperature.
Under Collision Theory, a chemical reaction is successful if reactant molecules can combine to form a new product through effective collisions.
Which of the following reactions is the slowest at room temperature?
a. Zn(s) + S(s) → ZnS(s)
b. Ba2+(aq) + SO42-(aq) → BaSO4(s)
c. NH3(g) + HCl(g) → NH 4Cl(g)
d. 2 Ag+(aq) + CO32-(aq) → Ag 2CO3(s)
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