# Balance the following equation and identify what type of reaction it is. Zn + AgNO3 arrow Ag +...

## Question:

Balance the following equation and identify what type of reaction it is.

{eq}Zn + AgNO_3 \to Ag + Zn(NO_3)_2 {/eq}

## Zinc:

Zinc is a metal that is used as a medicine or multivitamin to treat zinc deficiency. Zinc can be found in pure form or combined with other elements in compounds such as zinc chloride, zinc nitrate and zinc sulfate. On the reactivity series, zinc is more reactive than silver.

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The balanced reaction equation is given below. This is a single displacement reaction.

{eq}\rm Zn + 2AgNO_3 \to 2Ag + Zn(NO_3)_2 {/eq}

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