In solutions of gases in liquids we call the gas the

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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 a solid. • 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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