Problem: Calcium chloride is a strong electrolyte and is used to “salt” streets in the winter to melt ice and snow. Write a reaction to show how this substance breaks apart when it dissolves in water.

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First, we need to know the formula of Calcium chloride.

Now we know that Calcium (Ca) is a group 2 metal. This means that its cation will have a +2 Charge.

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Calcium chloride is a strong electrolyte and is used to “salt” streets in the winter to melt ice and snow. Write a reaction to show how this substance breaks apart when it dissolves in water.

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