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Solution: Because the oxide ion is basic, metal oxides react readily w...

Question

Because the oxide ion is basic, metal oxides react readily with acids.

(a) FeO (s) + 2 HClO4 (aq) → Fe(ClO4) (aq) + H2O (l)

(b) Based on the equation in part (a), write the net ionic equation for the reaction that occurs between NiO(s) and an aqueous solution of nitric acid.