Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises: 4.7

Answer

(b) and (c) will always be spectator ions.

Work Step by Step

a.) Chlorine will not always be a spectator ion. If it is bonded to silver, lead, or mercury, the solid is insoluble. b.) Nitrate is always a spectator ion. See solubility rules. c.) Ammonium is always a spectator ion. See solubility rules e.) Sulfate salts are mostly soluble, but not when it is bonded to lead, calcium, mercury, or barium
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