Chemistry 12th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solutions - Questions & Problems: 4.133

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that: a. An acid and a base react together to produce water and a salt. Potassium iodide is a salt, and KOH and HI are bases. $KOH+HI\rightarrow KI+H_2O$ b. We know that acids react with carbonates to produce carbon dioxide gas. HI and $K_2CO_3$ are an acid and a carbonate, respectively. $2HI+K_2CO_3\rightarrow 2KI+CO_2+H_2O$
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