Balancing in acidic solution:
• no need to balance H+ that are left (leave as it is in the reaction)
• (when in basic solution: balance H+ by adding OH- to both sides)
Balancing the reaction:
Complete and balance the equation for this reaction in acidic solution.
ZnS + NO3- → Zn2+ + S + NO
i) Which element got oxidized?
ii) Which element got reduced?
iii) Which species was the oxidizing agent?
iv) Which species was the reducing agent?
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