Let’s predict the product formed when silver nitrate and calcium chloride are mixed together then write the overall reaction:
• Silver → common +1 charge → Ag+
• Nitrate → polyatomic ion → NO3-
• Silver nitrate → AgNO3 → all nitrates are soluble
• Calcium → Group 2A → +2 charge → Ca2+
• Chloride → Group 7A → -1 charge → Cl-
• Calcium chloride → CaCl2 → chlorides are soluble except when paired with Ag+, Pb2+, Cu+, and Hg22+
A 450.0-mL sample of a 0.257-M solution of silver nitrate is mixed with 400.0 mL of 0.200 M calcium chloride. What is the concentration of Cl- in solution after the reaction is complete?
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