Problem: For the following chemical reaction write the net ionic equation, including the phases.HCN(aq) + KOH(aq) → H2O(I) + KCN(aq)

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  • Reaction appears to be a neutralization reaction where an acid reacts with a base to form water as product 

  • Reaction also appears to be balanced

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For the following chemical reaction write the net ionic equation, including the phases.

HCN(aq) + KOH(aq) → H2O(I) + KCN(aq)

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