Below are 2 word equations. For each, identify the type of equation and write a chemical equation with symbols for the word equation. (I have solved the equations but I am not sure what the question means by ``type of equation``)

a) Potassium was discovered in 1807 by electrically decomposing potash (potassium chloride). (2 marks)

b) A deadly gas (hydrogen cyanide) is produced when hydrochloric acid is added to a potassium cyanide solution. (2 marks)

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  1. Type of reaction means
    a. decomposition
    b. single replacement
    c. double replacement
    d. redox

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    posted by DrBob222
  2. Thank you so much!

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