Neutralization Equations

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Neutralization Equations

Postby Jasmine 2C » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:22 am

Looking at question J.7, for neutralization equations in general, since they are balanced, are all of the reactants (and products) going to contain a neutral charge?
And applying this to a broader spectrum, do all chemical equations have reactants and products that have a neutral charge?

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Re: Neutralization Equations

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:38 pm

Neutralization reactions between acids and bases form a salt (ionic compound) and water. The salt is often written as something like NaCl (aq), but recognize that this actually means Na+ and Cl- dissolved in water. Not all chemical reactions will result in neutral products

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Re: Neutralization Equations

Postby MaggieHan1L » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:31 pm

neutralization is usually strong acids and bases I think

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Re: Neutralization Equations

Postby san_2F » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:44 pm

A neutralization reaction involves a strong acid and strong base and produces a salt and water. Both the salt and water are neutral.

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