Problem: Write a molecular equation for the precipitation reaction that occurs (if any) when the following solutions are mixed. If no reaction occurs, write NO REACTION.chromium (III) nitrate and sodium phosphate

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We have a double displacement reaction (i.e. cations and anions exchange):

Reactants:

chromium (III) nitrate → **Cr(NO3)3(aq)

sodium phosphate → **Na3PO4(aq)

Recall solubility rules: All nitrates are soluble. Phosphates (PO43-) are generally insoluble except when paired with Group 1A cations.

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Write a molecular equation for the precipitation reaction that occurs (if any) when the following solutions are mixed. If no reaction occurs, write NO REACTION.

chromium (III) nitrate and sodium phosphate

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