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Classify the reaction between zinc and acetic acid and explain, in general terms, what happens during this type of reaction.

would the type of reaction be a single replacement ??

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  1. Acetic acid = CH3COOH = HAc
    Zn + 2HAc ==> Zn(Ac)2 + H2
    This is a single replacement reaction. Do you see why? The Zn replaces the H.Te H is the single atom replaced.

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