Problem: Give the complete ionic equation for the reaction(if any) that occurs when aqueous solutions of lithium sulfide and copper(II) nitrate are mixed.

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lithium sulfide → Li2S

copper(II) nitrate → Cu(NO3)2

Double displacement reaction → exchange of counterions

  • All salts of NO3- are soluble
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Give the complete ionic equation for the reaction(if any) that occurs when aqueous solutions of lithium sulfide and copper(II) nitrate are mixed.

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