Jun 30, 2011
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Which reaction will not proceed?

A. 2 Li + CuCl2 →
B. Zn + NaNO3 →
C. CaCO3 + 2 HCl →
D. 2 K + 2 H2O →
E. H+ + OH- →

Answer is B

I know this is basic question.

Could you clarify why in detail?

When you see these question about reaction, what would I think first?

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Dec 1, 2010
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Na will always be with another element, but Zn doesnt really care if its with another element.

You should have wrote out all the products for every reaction listed. After viewing the products B would be the only one that really looks unnatural.