Problem: Complete and balance the following acid-base equations:(c) Ba(OH)2 reacts with HF gas.

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Ba(OH)2 +  HF → 


Ba(OH)2 

  • Splits to Ba2+ and 2 OH-

HF

  • Splits to H+ and F-


Switch ions to get the products: 


Ba(OH)2 +  HF → BaF2 + H2O

Balance F: 

Ba(OH)2 + 2  HF → BaF2 + H2O


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Complete and balance the following acid-base equations:

(c) Ba(OH)2 reacts with HF gas.

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