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Define and describe a precipitation reaction.

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Define and describe a precipitation reaction.

Precipitation reaction:-

The reaction which occurs between insoluble salts when two solutions contains soluble salts are combined is called as a precipitation reaction. Acid precipitation is an example.

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In a precipitation reaction, aqueous solution of soluble salts reacts to give insoluble compound which is called as a precipitate. The reaction takes...

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Acid Precipitation: Definition, Causes & Effects

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Acid precipitation is precipitation (such as rain or snow) that has increased in acidity caused by environmental factors (such as atmospheric pollutants) and can cause damage to buildings and living creatures over time. Explore the definition of acid precipitation and look at some causes, effects, and methods of prevention.


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