Problem: Write the balanced chemical equations that correspond to each of the following descriptions.Copper metal reacts with hot concentrated sulfuric acid solution to form aqueous copper(II) sulfate, sulfur dioxide gas, and water.

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Reactant:

Copper metal → Cu(s)

sulfuric acid solution → H2SO4(aq)

Products:

aqueous copper(II) sulfate → CuSO4(aq)

sulfur dioxide gas → SO2(g)

water → H2O(l)

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Write the balanced chemical equations that correspond to each of the following descriptions.

Copper metal reacts with hot concentrated sulfuric acid solution to form aqueous copper(II) sulfate, sulfur dioxide gas, and water.

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