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Postby Diana_Diep2I » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:12 am

Why is there a KOH in the answer?

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Re: 6L7c

Postby Caitlyn Tran 2E » Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:58 pm

In the reaction, there are hydroxide ions, but since everything else is shown as a solid, the hydroxide ions are written as KOH to show that the hydroxide ions are bounded to something and are not simply by themselves. Hope this helps!

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Re: 6L7c

Postby Elizabeth Bowen 1J » Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:39 pm

Why are species of the same phase separated by vertical lines instead of commas in the answer, and where do the free OH-(aq) ions come from since the original equation is only made of solids?

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