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: 31


Drawing b) is the best.

Work Step by Step

When a substance is dissolved in water, the overall net charge of the water should be neutral. Since $Cl^-$ has a lower charge, this means that there must be more of it in the water. The only drawing that shows this is drawing b.
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