When a student mixed aqueous solutions of lead(II) nitrate and potassium hydroxide, a white...

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When a student mixed aqueous solutions of lead(II) nitrate and potassium hydroxide, a white precipitate formed.

Write the molecular equation for this reaction.

Write the net ionic equation for this reaction.

Precipitation Reaction:

The reactions in which the ions of two salts that are soluble in water combine to form a salt that cannot be dissolved in water are known as precipitation reactions or double displacement reactions.

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On reaction of lead(II) nitrate with potassium hydroxide a white precipitate of {eq}{\rm{Pb}}{\left( {{\rm{OH}}} \right)_{\rm{2}}} {/eq} and an...

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Precipitation Reactions: Predicting Precipitates and Net Ionic Equations

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Study precipitate reactions. Determine precipitate solubility according to solubility rules. Learn to write ionic equations by following a molecular reaction.


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