Problem: Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for the reactions ofacetic acid, CH3COOH, with zinc

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We are asked to write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for the reactions of acetic acid, CH3COOH, with zinc. 


Balanced reaction: 

2 CH3COOH(aq) + Zn(s) → (CH3COO)2Zn (aq) + 2 H2(g)


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Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for the reactions of

acetic acid, CH3COOH, with zinc

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