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Ionic Equation Question
« on: March 23, 2023, 07:01:31 PM »
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.

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Re: Ionic Equation Question
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2023, 03:18:02 PM »
This is a trick question, ionic equations make sense only for substances that are dissolved and dissociated.
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Re: Ionic Equation Question
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2023, 11:48:28 PM »
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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