The reaction between a metal oxide and an acid produces a salt and water. The resulting mixture is warm. The kind of salt produced is dependent on the specific acid used. More » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

When acids react with metals, they produce a salt and hydrogen gas. Most metals react with acids, but not all. The general equation that describes the chemical reaction between an acid and metal is metal + acid = salt + ... More » Science Chemistry

Metals to the left of hydrogen in the electrochemical series react with hydrochloric acid. These elements include lithium, potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, aluminum, zinc, iron and lead. Metals to the right of hydr... More » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases
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