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Is it acceptable to write the short-handed versions of weak acid and weak base equations where HA-->(H+)+(A-) and B+H2O-->(HB+)+(OH-), respectively, or should we always write out the full equation and include all spectator ions?
I don't think we need to include spectator ions. I believe that the format in which you wrote them would be totally acceptable as long as you get he message across and it's clear what you're talking about!
We can disregard spectator ions when writing out equations with salts, but I think you should write out the entire equation for other scenarios to make sure you're noting the correct Kb / Ka values that correspond
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