We are asked to write complete ionic equation to show the reaction of aqueous Hg2(NO3)2 with aqueous sodium chloride to form solid Hg2Cl2 and aqueous sodium nitrate.
aqueous Hg2(NO3)2 →Hg2(NO3)2(aq)
aqueous sodium chloride → NaCl(aq)
solid Hg2Cl2 → Hg2Cl2(s)
aqueous sodium nitrate → NaNO3(aq)
Hg2(NO3)2(aq) + 2 NaCl(aq) → Hg2Cl2(s) + 2 NaNO3(aq)
Mercury(I) ions (Hg22+) can be removed from solution by precipitation with Cl–. Suppose that a solution contains aqueous Hg2(NO3)2.
Write complete ionic equation to show the reaction of aqueous Hg2(NO3)2 with aqueous sodium chloride to form solid Hg2Cl2 and aqueous sodium nitrate.
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