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Unformatted text preview: of solids dissolved in
liquids, we call the solid the solute
and the liquid the solvent.
• In solutions of gases in liquids, we
call the gas the solute and the
liquid the solvent.
• In other solutions, we call the minor
component the solute and the
major component the solvent. Solution of an Ionic Compound Solution of an Ionic
Compound (cont.) Liquid-Liquid Solution Precipitation Reactions
• In a precipitation reaction, one
product is insoluble in water.
• As that product forms, it emerges,
or precipitates, from the solution as
• The solid is called a precipitate.
• For example,
Ca(NO3)2(aq) + Na2CO3(aq)
→ CaCO3(s) + 2NaNO3(aq) Precipitation Questions
• Describe the...
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