Problem: Complete and balance the following molecular equation.Cu(OH)2(s) + HClO4(aq)  →Write the net ionic equation for it. 

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reactant

Cu(OH)2(s) → Cu2+ (aq) + 2 OH- (aq)

HClO4(aq)  → H+ (aq) + ClO4- (aq)


product

Cu2+ (aq) + ClO4- (aq) → Cu(ClO4)2 → insoluble copper → aqueous

H+ (aq) + OH- (aq) → H2O (l)


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Complete and balance the following molecular equation.
Cu(OH)2(s) + HClO4(aq)  →

Write the net ionic equation for it.

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