General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 4 - Chemical Reactions - Questions and Problems - Page 176: 4.145


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We know that the molecular equation is $Hg(NO_3)_2+H_2S\rightarrow HgS+2HNO_3$ and net ionic equation is $Hg^{+2}+H_2S\rightarrow HgS+2H^+$ The acid formed is nitric acid a strong acid and the product is mercury sulfide.
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