Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Thermochemistry - Integrative Exercises - Page 211: 5.115b



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When copper sulfate is mixed with potassium hydroxide, a double replacement reaction occurs: CuSO4 (aq) + 2KOH (aq) --> K2SO4 (aq) + Cu(OH)2 (s) According to solubility rules, hydroxides are not soluble with copper.
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