Problem: A 0.750-g sample of a compound that might be iron(II) chloride, nickel(II) chloride, or zinc chloride is dissolved in water, and 22.40 mL of 0.515 M AgNO3 is required to completely precipitate all the chloride ion as AgCl. Name the compound, and write its formula.

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The chemical reaction is:

XCl2(aq) + 2 AgNO3(aq) → 2 AgCl(s) + X(NO3)2(aq)



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A 0.750-g sample of a compound that might be iron(II) chloride, nickel(II) chloride, or zinc chloride is dissolved in water, and 22.40 mL of 0.515 M AgNO3 is required to completely precipitate all the chloride ion as AgCl. Name the compound, and write its formula.

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