Problem: Write a molecular equation for the precipitation reaction that occurs (if any) when the following solutions are mixed. If no reaction occurs, write NO REACTION.sodium chloride and lead (II) acetatea. NaCl + 2Pb(C2H3O2)2 → 2NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2b. 2NaCl + Pb(C2H3O2)2 → 2NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2c. NaCl + Pb(C2H3O2)2 → NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2d. No reaction.

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Write a molecular equation for the precipitation reaction that occurs (if any) when the following solutions are mixed. If no reaction occurs, write NO REACTION.

sodium chloride and lead (II) acetate

a. NaCl + 2Pb(C2H3O2)2 → 2NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2

b. 2NaCl + Pb(C2H3O2)2 → 2NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2

c. NaCl + Pb(C2H3O2)2 → NaC2H3O2 + PbCl2

d. No reaction.

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