Problem: The accompanying photo shows the reaction between a solution of Cd(NO3)2 and one of Na2S. Write the net ionic equation for the reaction.

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Displacement reaction → exchange counterions 

For NO3→ All salts are soluble

For S2- → insoluble except when with Group 1A ions, (NH4+) and Ca2+, Sr2+, Ba2+

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The accompanying photo shows the reaction between a solution of Cd(NO3)2 and one of Na2S

Liquid from a graduated cylinder is being poured into a beaker containing a liquid, forming a cloud, yellowish precipitate.

Write the net ionic equation for the reaction.

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