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Ionic Equation Question


I must find the total ionic equation of this formula:

Cu(OH)2(s) --> CuO(s) + H2O(l)

All the videos i've seen say to split all (aq) substances to find the total ionic equation but this is different.

This is a trick question, ionic equations make sense only for substances that are dissolved and dissociated.

Solids are not completely soluble.
So you need to take help of Ksp concept to calculate the molar ion concentrations of Cu(OH)2 and CuS.


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