We have to draw a molecular level representation of the reaction between A2X and BY2that produces AY and BX.
A2X + BY2→ 2 AY + BX
We have been given the information that AY is an insoluble compound while BX is soluble.
We know that soluble ionic compounds are present as their ions in the solution.
Consider the generic ionic compounds with the formulas A2X and BY2 and the following solubility rules:
A2X soluble; BY2 soluble; AY insoluble; BX soluble.
Assume A+ ions are circles, B2+ ions are squares, X2- ions are trianges, and Y- ions are diamonds. Solutions of the two compounds (A2X and BY2) can be represented as follows:
Draw a molecular level representation showing the result of mixing the two solutions given.
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