Problem: What precipitate (if any) will form from the following reaction?K2S (aq) + Ni(NO3)2 (aq)

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  • Reaction will appear as a double displacement reaction where counterions are being switched

  • For ionic compounds, charge of ion goes to the subscript of the counterion. 

  • K2S (aq) will dissociate as Kand S2- while Ni(NO3)2 as Ni2+ and NO3- 

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What precipitate (if any) will form from the following reaction?

K2S (aq) + Ni(NO3)2 (aq)

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