can someone explain to me what happens when zinc and copper sulfate react?
I know its a redox reaction and it gives off heat making it exothermic, but don't know whats actually happening in that reaction.

can someone explain to me that reaction?

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  1. If the copper sulfate is in solution, this is it.
    Zn(s) + CuSO4(aq) ==> ZnSO4(aq) + Cu(s)

    The Zn displaces the Cu^2+ ion.

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