Problem: Identify the spectator ion(s) for this reaction occuring in water: Sodium phosphate and calcium chloride are mixed to form sodium chloride and calcium phosphate. 1. Ca2+ and PO43- 2. Na1+, Ca2+, and Cl- 3. Na+ and Cl- 4. Na+ only 5. Cl- only 6. Na+, Cl-, and PO43- 7. Ca2+, Cl-, and PO43-

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Identify the spectator ion(s) for this reaction occuring in water: Sodium phosphate and calcium chloride are mixed to form sodium chloride and calcium phosphate.

1. Ca2+ and PO43-
2. Na1+, Ca2+, and Cl-
3. Na+ and Cl-
4. Na+ only
5. Cl- only
6. Na+, Cl-, and PO43-
7. Ca2+, Cl-, and PO43-

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