Problem: Identify the precipitate (if any) that forms when Na2S and CdSO4 are mixed.    

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We are asked to identify the precipitate (if any) that forms when Na2S and CdSO4 are mixed.    


Separate to ions: 

  • Na2S →2 Na+(aq) + S2- (aq)
  • CdSO4 → Cd2+(aq) + SO42- (aq)

Crisscross the ions:

  •  Na2SO4 and CdS


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Identify the precipitate (if any) that forms when Na2S and CdSO4 are mixed.    

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