Problem: What precipitate (if any) will form from the following reaction?K2CO3 (aq) + MgI2 (aq)

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We are asked to identify the precipitate (if any) will form from K2CO3 (aq) + MgI2 (aq)


Separate to ions: 

  • K2CO3 (aq) → 2 K+(aq) + CO32- (aq)
  • MgI2 (aq)  → Mg2+(aq) + 2 I- (aq)

Crisscross the ions:

  •  KI and MgCO3


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

K2CO3 (aq) + MgI2 (aq)

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