AX(aq) + BY(aq) →
double displacement reaction
AX(aq) + BY(aq) → AY(aq) + BX(s)
BX - insoluble → precipiate
Consider the generic ionic compounds with the formulas AX and BY and the following solubility rules:
AX - soluble; BY - soluble; AY - soluble; BX - insoluble
Let circles represent A+ ions; squares represent B+ ions; triangles represent X–; and diamonds represent Y– ions. We represent solutions of the two compounds (AX and BY) as follows:
Draw the correct molecular-level representation showing the solid that precipitates out of the solution as a result of mixing the two solutions.
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