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We are asked to identify the precipitate formed when two salts are mixed together. We will refer to the solubility rules in order to determine if the product form would be an insoluble salt (precipitate) or not.
•Soluble Ionic Compounds:
▪ Group 1A ions (Li+, Na+, K+, etc.) and Ammonium ion (NH4+) are soluble
▪ Nitrates (NO3-), Acetates (CH3COO- or C2H3O2-), and most Perchlorates (ClO4-) are soluble
▪ Cl-, Br-, and I- are soluble except when paired with Ag+, Pb2+, Cu+, Hg22+
▪ Sulfates (SO42-) are soluble except those of Ca2+, Sr2+, Ba2+, Ag+, and Pb2+
• Insoluble Ionic Compounds:
Express your answer as a chemical equation. Write no reaction if no reaction occurs. Identify all of the phases in your answer.