Problem: What precipitate (if any) will form from the following reaction?Hg2(NO3)2 (aq) + CuSO4 (aq)

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Hg2(NO3)(aq) + CuSO4(aq)  → 


Reactants:

Hg2(NO­3)2 Hg22+ + NO3-

CuSO4Cu2+ + SO42-


▪ double displacement reaction → the positive ions (cations) and the negative ions (anions) of the two reactants will swap or switch places


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

Hg2(NO3)(aq) + CuSO4 (aq)

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