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What would you observe when zinc is added to a solution of iron (II) sulphate? Write the chemical reaction that takes place.

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Zinc is more reactive than Iron. When Zn is added to Iron (II) Sulphate, Zinc displaces Iron from its solutions and Zinc sulphate is formed.
Zn(s) + FeSO4(aq) → ZnSO4(aq) + Fe(s)

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Zinc is more reactive than iron, hence when Zn is added‘ to iron (II) sulphate, it can displace iron metal and the colour of solution fades from green to colourless due to formation of zinc sulphate. The greyish black iron metal gets deposited.
Zn(s) + FeSO4(aq) → ZnSO4(aq) + Fe(s)

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