KHCO3 (aq) → K+ (aq) + HCO3- (aq)
HBr (aq) → H+ (aq) + Br- (aq)
reaction: double displacement
K+ (aq) + Br- (aq) → KBr → soluble bromide → aqueous
H+ (aq) + HCO3- (aq) → H2CO3 (aq) → decomposes into CO2 (g) and H2O (l)
KHCO3 (aq) + HBr (aq) → H2CO3 (aq) + KBr (aq)
What is the net ionic equation for the reaction that occurs when aqueous solutions of KHCO3 and HBr are mixed?
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