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Ionic Equations and net ionic equation

Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:58 pm
by SammiOrsini_1B
Under fundamentals J, homework question J.5, the question asks you to complete the overall equation and then write the complete ionic equation and then write the net ionic equation. I am not sure how to write any of the three equations. I am assuming that an ionic equation represents the ions written out separately but i am just not really sure at all of what ionic equations are. If anyone could help that would be awesome!

Re: Ionic Equations and net ionic equation

Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:22 pm
by 204750609
You are right the complete ionic equation has the ions written out separately. The net ionic equation removes the ions that are the same on the reactants and products side.

Re: Ionic Equations and net ionic equation

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:47 am
by Melissa_Aguirre1J
What is the difference between an ionic equation and a net ionic equation?

Re: Ionic Equations and net ionic equation

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:12 pm
by Nicole Shak 1L
In the net ionic equation, the ions common to both sides cancel out, so for example if there is an Li+ on both the reactants and products side, you could cancel these and the net ionic equation would not have Li+ included.