Problem: Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for each of the following neutralization reactions.Enter the molecular equation representing solid chromium (III) hydroxide reacting with nitrous acid.        

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reactant

solid chromium (III) hydroxide: Cr(OH)3 (s) → Cr3+ (aq) + 3 OH- (aq)

nitrous acid: HNO2 (aq) → H+ (aq) + NO2- (aq)


product

Cr3+ (aq) + NO2- (aq) → Cr(NO2)3 → all nitrates are soluble → aqueous

H+ (aq) + OH- (aq) → H2O (l)


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Write balanced molecular and net ionic equations for each of the following neutralization reactions.

Enter the molecular equation representing solid chromium (III) hydroxide reacting with nitrous acid.        

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