Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises - Page 157: 4.6


Some pairs of ions form precipitates because the attraction between the ions are stronger than the reaction between the ions and the water molecules.

Work Step by Step

If the attraction between the ions is stronger than the attraction between an ion and the water, insoluble ionic solids, or precipitates, are formed.
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