Equations with Salt

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VivianaHF2L
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Equations with Salt

Postby VivianaHF2L » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:17 pm

Would a salt disassociate completely? Or only partially?
I do not really understand how that effects which molecules to include in the equilibrium equation?

chaggard
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Re: Equations with Salt

Postby chaggard » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:30 pm

All Salts are ionic compounds. What this means is that in water they will completely dissociate and bond around water. This is not included in the chemical reaction. You only worry about the ions if one of them is either the conjugate base or acid to an added acid or base.

804994652
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Re: Equations with Salt

Postby 804994652 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:25 pm

The rule of thumb is that salts completely dissassociate


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