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Rachel Yoo 1F
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J.9

Postby Rachel Yoo 1F » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:55 am

The question is to identify the salt that is produce from the acid-base neutralization reaction between potassium hydroxide and acetic acid. write the complete ionic equation for each reaction. I am confused as how to approach the problem and what salts can be produced

Tarika Gujral 1K
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Re: J.9

Postby Tarika Gujral 1K » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:33 pm

KOH + HC2H3O2 >> KC2H3O2 + H2O

Net ionic: OH- + HC2H3O2 >> H2O + C2H3O2-

Acetic acid donates a proton, which makes the conjugate base C2H3O2-
KOH is a base, which means it accepts a proton to form water,

Because KOH is a strong base and acetic acid is a weak acid: the salt is basic.

Theodore_Herring_1A
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Re: J.9

Postby Theodore_Herring_1A » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:24 pm

The best way to approach this problem is to write out a balanced equation. Then, the compound formed from the cation and the anion of the products should be your salt.


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