Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 3 - Chemical Reactions - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 148c: 29d


Soluble; $Ca^{2+}$ and $OH^-$

Work Step by Step

In order to figure out which elements conduct electricity, find which elements are soluble in water using solubility tables. Doing this, we find that the given substance is soluble, meaning that it will conduct electricity in water. In order to find which ions are present, look for the cations (positive ions) and anions (negative ions) in the given substances. Recall, you may have to consider polyatomic ions, which are ions with multiple atoms that you need to memorize.
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