Problem: Aluminum sulfate, known as cake alum, has a wide range of uses, from dyeing leather and cloth to purifying sewage. In aqueous solution, it reacts with base to form a white precipitate.Write balanced total and net ionic equations for its reaction with aqueous NaOH.

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Aluminum sulfate, known as cake alum, has a wide range of uses, from dyeing leather and cloth to purifying sewage. In aqueous solution, it reacts with base to form a white precipitate.

Write balanced total and net ionic equations for its reaction with aqueous NaOH.

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