Problem: Will precipitation occur when the following solutions are mixed?Na2CO3 and AgNO3

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We have to determine if a precipitate will form when solutions of Na2CO3 and AgNO3 are mixed.


precipitate is an insoluble solid substance formed when solutions of two soluble substance are mixed together.


Recall:

Carbonate salts are generally insoluble except the carbonates of group 1 metals (Li, Na, K, Rb and Cs) and ammonium (NH4+).

Nitrates are soluble salts.

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Will precipitation occur when the following solutions are mixed?

Na2CO3 and AgNO3