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Write balanced equations to convert i ) iron to ferric chloride ii ) iron to ferrous chloride

Write balanced equations to convert i ) iron to ferric chloride ii ) iron to ferrous chloride

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Aarti Gupta
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8 years ago
Ferric chloride--- Iron(III) chloride, also calledFerric chloride.Union of iron with chlorine gives anhydrous iron(III) chloride-
2Fe + 3Cl2 -------> 2FeCl3

Ferrous chloride–Iron(II) chloride, also known asferrous chloride.It is the chemical compoundof formula FeCl2.Iron can be converted to ferrous chloride in the following way-Treatingiron to a solution ofmethanoland concentrated hydrochloric acid
Fe + 2HCl + 2CH3O ---------> FeCl2+ CH4+ H2O

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