Symbolic representation of what is happening at the laboratory and molecular levels in aqueous solut

Symbolic representation of what is happening at the laboratory and molecular levels in aqueous solut

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Symbolic representation of what is happening at the laboratory and molecular levels in aqueous solutions. Copper reacting with silver nitrate. Symbolic representation Another example of aqueous reactions. Sodium chloride reacting with silver nitrate. Symbolic representation There are three ways to write reactions in aqueous solutions.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Molecular equation – Show all reactants & products in molecular or ionic form 2. Total ionic equation – Show the ions and molecules as they exist in solution 3. Net ionic equation – Shows ions that participate in reaction and removes spectator ions. • Spectator ions do not participate in the reaction....
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