When writing a chemical reaction, our reactants break up into ions and then reassemble to create products. This type of reaction is referred to as a double displacement reaction.
A balanced molecular equation is an equation showing the neutral forms of compounds.
Consider two solutions, the first being 50.0 mL of 1.00 M CuSO4 and the second 50.0 mL of 2.00 M KOH. When the two solutions are mixed in a constant-pressure calorimeter, a precipitate forms and the temperature of the mixture rises from 21.5 oC to 27.7 oC.
Write the complete equation for the reaction that occurs when the two solutions are mixed.
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