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What is a polyatomic ion Give examples of five common polyatomic ions

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9781439049402 | Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste ISBN: 9781439049402 426

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What is a polyatomic ion? Give examples of five common polyatomic ions.

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v Precipitationreactionshavemostlyioniccompoundsandaredoubledisplacement reactions v Theyrequireaqueousreagentsinordertoprecipitateanelement v YourproductshouldbeaSOLIDandanotherAQUEOUSsolution v Herearethestepsyoutaketofindprecipitationreactions: Ø Stepone:balancedequation 3BaCl 2 (aq)+3Na 2PO 4(aq)àBa 3(PO4) 2(S+6NaCl (aq) Ø Next,youhavetoexpandtheionicequationcompletely(thisiscalledthe complete/expandedionicequation) 3Ba+6Cl+6Na+2PO 4àBa 3(PO 4)2(s)+6Na+6Cl Ø Canceloutallspectatorions(commonionsthatarenotinvolvedinthereaction.So,in thisexampleit’dbe6Cland6Na Ø Theremainingreagentswillcreateyournetionicequaion:

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
Edition: 7
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
ISBN: 9781439049402

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