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 - Questions - Page 180: 18


Yes, the solution will conduct electricity.

Work Step by Step

The complete ionic equation is the following: $$Pb(NO_3)_{2(s}+2KI_{(s)} \Rightarrow PbI_{2(s)}+2K^{+}_{(aq)}+2NO_{3(aq)}^{-}$$ Because $KNO_3$ is soluble and dissociates into ions, the solution above the yellow precipitate is conductive.
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