⚠️Our tutors found the solution shown to be helpful for the problem you're searching for. We don't have the exact solution yet.
Aqueous hydrogen fluoride (hydrofluoric acid) is used to etch glass and to analyze minerals for their silicon content. Hydrogen fluoride will also react with sand (silicon dioxide).
(a) Write an equation for the reaction of solid silicon dioxide with hydrofluoric acid to yield gaseous silicon tetrafluoride and liquid water.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Balancing Chemical Equations concept. You can view video lessons to learn Balancing Chemical Equations. Or if you need more Balancing Chemical Equations practice, you can also practice Balancing Chemical Equations practice problems.
What textbook is this problem found in?
Our data indicates that this problem or a close variation was asked in Chemistry - OpenStax 2015th Edition. You can also practice Chemistry - OpenStax 2015th Edition practice problems.