Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 4 - Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry - Exercises - Page 181: 25


$CaCl_2(s) → Ca_2+(aq) + 2Cl−(aq)$

Work Step by Step

Electrolytes break into a cation (positive) and an anion (negative). Thus, when dissolved in water, the electrolyte calcium chloride breaks into a cation, Ca_{2} plus, and an anion, Cl minus.
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