Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 18

Answer

The reactant types that give rise to gas-evolution reactions are sulfides, carbonates, bicarbonates, sulfites, bisulfites, and ammonium.

Work Step by Step

Some gas-evolution reactions form the gaseous product directly, and some produce an unstable intermediate that becomes gasous as it decomposes.
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