Sodium metal reacts with hydrochloric acid to produce salt and hydrogen gas. What are the reactants in this chemical reaction?

When an acid reacts with metal, a salt and hydrogen are produced:

acid + metal → salt + hydrogen

The salt that is produced depends upon which acid and which metal react.

Sodium metal reacts with hydrochloric acid which produces hydrogen gas and sodium chloride.

2Na(s)+2HCl(aq)→2NaCl(aq)+H2(g)

The reactants are sodium metal and hydrochloric acid.

The product are hydrogen gas and sodium chloride solution.

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