Will precipitation occur when the following solutions are mixed? If so, write a balanced chemical equation for the reaction. (c) FeSO4 and Pb(NO3)2
Here we have the reaction of iron to sulphate aqueous plus led 2 nitrate we have to predict the products here so we're going to break it up into its ions. So this breaks up into iron 2 an sulphate ion, this breaks up into led 2 and nitrate ion. Remember, opposites attract so this 2 here is going to come here and this 1 here is going to come here that's going to give me Fe parenthesis NO 3.
Anything with nitrate in it will be aqueous that's soluble plus this is + 2 this is - 2 so these two things combine. Sulphate is soluble but when it combines with led 2 its going to become a solid forming a precipitate. So in this reaction led 2 sulphate is our precipitate and here our equation is already balanced and remember reaction only happens if we creat a solid liquid or a gas as a product.