Problem: Write a balanced equation for the double-replacement precipitation reaction described, using the smallest possible integer coefficients. A precipitate forms when aqueous solutions of iron(III) nitrate and sodium carbonate are combined. Do not include states such as (s) or (aq). It is not necessary for you to indicate which of the products is the precipitate.

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Iron (III) nitrate and sodium carbonate will appear as Fe(NO3)3 and Na2CO3

A double replacement/displacement reaction 

Double-replacement/displacement reaction means that we are just switching the cations and anions for the product

Balanced reaction will appear as:


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Write a balanced equation for the double-replacement precipitation reaction described, using the smallest possible integer coefficients. A precipitate forms when aqueous solutions of iron(III) nitrate and sodium carbonate are combined. Do not include states such as (s) or (aq). It is not necessary for you to indicate which of the products is the precipitate.


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