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    What reaction is this?

    2HI + H2SO4 ===== I2 + SO2 + 2H2O
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    (Original post by Tynos)
    What reaction is this?

    2HI + H2SO4 ==> I2 + SO2 + 2H2O
    Redox, the sulphuric acid is oxidising the hydrogen iodide to iodine and in the process getting reduced to sulphur(IV) oxide...
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    (Original post by charco)
    Redox, the sulphuric acid is oxidising the hydrogen iodide to iodine and in the process getting reduced to sulphur(IV) oxide...

    SO h2so4 is taking electrons and the hallide is giving?
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    (Original post by Tynos)
    SO h2so4 is taking electrons and the hallide is giving?
    yes
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    (Original post by charco)
    yes
    Wh
    at if i wsa given the reactants how do i know what products are formed?
 
 
 
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