Problem: For the following chemical reaction 2HBr(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) → 2H2O(l) + BaBr2(aq) write the net ionic equation, including the phases.

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Balanced chemical equation:

2HBr(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq)  2H2O(l) + BaBr2(aq) 

Total ionic equation

• soluble ionic compounds separate and become ions in the chemical equation

2 H(aq) + 2 Br- (aq) + Ba2+ (aq) + 2 OH- (aq) 2 H2O (l) + Ba2+ (aq) + 2 Br- (aq) 

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For the following chemical reaction 

2HBr(aq) + Ba(OH)2(aq) → 2H2O(l) + BaBr2(aq) 

write the net ionic equation, including the phases.

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