Problem: What is the net ionic equation for the reaction that occurs when you mix aqueous solutions of KHCO3 and HC2H3O2?(a) HCO3-(aq) + HC2H3O2(aq) → CO2(g) + H2O(l) + C2H3O2-(aq)(b) K+(aq) + C2H3O2-(aq) → KC2H3O2(s)(c) H+(aq) + OH-(aq) → H2O(l)(d) none of the above because no reaction occurs

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KHCO(aq) → K+ (aq) + HCO3 (aq)

HC2H3O2 (aq) → H+ (aq) + C3H3O2- (aq)


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What is the net ionic equation for the reaction that occurs when you mix aqueous solutions of KHCOand HC2H3O2?

(a) HCO3-(aq) + HC2H3O2(aq) → CO2(g) + H2O(l) + C2H3O2-(aq)

(b) K+(aq) + C2H3O2-(aq) → KC2H3O2(s)

(c) H+(aq) + OH-(aq) → H2O(l)

(d) none of the above because no reaction occurs

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