asked • 05/10/20

Redox Reaction(drain cleaner)

PLUTO a drain cleaner is solid sodium hydroxide that contains some aluminium chips. When PLUTO is added to water, the NaOH dissolves rapidly with the evolution of a lot of heat. The Al reduces H2O in the basic solution to produce [Al(OH)4] - ions and H2 gas, which gives the bubbling action. Write the balanced net ionic and formula unit equations for this reaction.

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Stanton D. answered • 05/11/20

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