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ERIC Number: EJ827387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
A Simple Penny Analysis
Thomas, Nicholas C.; Faulk, Stephen
Journal of Chemical Education, v85 n6 p817-818 Jun 2008
A simple procedure for determining the zinc composition of U.S. pennies is described. The penny zinc core is dissolved in acid and the evolved hydrogen gas is collected by water displacement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A