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Concept: Balancing Chemical Reactions

Problem: Complete and balance each of the following equations for acid-base reactions.You may want to reference (Pages 168 - 174) Section 4.8 while completing this problem.HC2H3O2(aq) + Ca(OH)2 (aq) 

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Neutralization reaction → acid reacts with base to form: ionic salt + H2O

  • HC2H3O2 → H+ + C2H3O2-
  • Ca(OH)2→ Ca2+ + 2OH-
    • ions swap
  • Complete reaction: HC2H3O+ Ca(OH)→ Ca(C2H3O2) + H2O
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Complete and balance each of the following equations for acid-base reactions.

You may want to reference (Pages 168 - 174) Section 4.8 while completing this problem.

HC2H3O2(aq) + Ca(OH)2 (aq) 

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