Chemistry

Complete the following acid-base reaction with balanced molecular, total ionic and net ionic equations:
calcium hydroxide (aq) + acetic acid (aq) ----> ?

I know that calcium hydroxide is ca(OH)2 and that acetic acid is CH3COOH. I also know that one of the products in an acid-base rxn must be H2O. Need help with the rest!

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. The formula equation is:
    Ca(OH)2 + 2HC2H3O2 --> Ca(HC2H3O2)2 + 2H2O

    HC2H3O2 and H2O are molecular substances and you do not break them up into ions.

    The ionic reaction is:
    Ca^+2(aq) + 2OH^-(aq) + 2HC2H3O2 --> Ca^+2(aq) + 2C2H3O2^-(aq) + 2 H2O

    Cancelling out the "spectator" (unchanged) ions, we get:

    2OH^-(aq) + 2HC2H3O2 --> 2C2H3O2^-(aq) + 2 H2O

    Dividing all coefficients by 2, we get:

    OH^-(aq) + HC2H3O2 --> C2H3O2^-(aq) + H2O
    We now have the net ionic equation.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. I am happy. Good job.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. chem

    AgNO3+NaOH-->AgOH+NaNO3 give me molecular , total ionic and net ionic???"

  2. chemistry

    What is the molecular, ionic, and net ionic equations for Copper(II) sulfate + sodium phosphate?

  3. cheistry

    Write a net ionic equation for the overall reaction that occurs when aqueous solutions of hydrosulfuric acid and potassium hydroxide are combined. Assume excess base.

  4. chemistry

    Write the balanced molecular, complete ionic, and net ionic equations for the following reactions in aqueous solution: a. magnesium chloride reacts with potassium carbonate b. sulfuric acid reacts with sodium hydroxide

  1. Chem

    Write the balanced net ionic equation for the reactions that occur when the given aqueous solutions are mixed. Include the physical states. A. nitric acid, HNO3 , and calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2 B. lead(II) nitrate, Pb(NO3)2 , and

  2. Chemistry

    A beaker of nitric acid is neutralized with calcium hydroxide. Write a balanced molecular equation and a net ionic equation for his reaction

  3. chemistry

    Write molecular, ionic, and net ionic equations. AgNO3(aq) + KBr(aq) -->

  4. chemistry

    strontium nitrate reacts with potassium iodate. What is its molecular,ionic and net ionic equations?

  1. chemistry

    Write the balanced net ionic equation for the following reaction and determine the conjugate acid-base pairs. HNO3(aq)+Li2CO3(aq)LiNo3(aq)+LiHCO3(aq) Which component in the net ionic equation is the acid, the base, the conjugate

  2. Chemistry

    Help writing complete ionic and net ionic equations.? Hg2(NO3)2 (aq) + CuSO4 ---> Cu(NO3)2 (aq) + Hg2SO4 (s) K2CO3 (aq) + MgI2 --> MgCO3 (s) + 2KI 3 NaCrO4 (aq) +2 AlBr3 ---> Al2(CrO4)3 (s) + 6NaBr i got down writing the formula

  3. Chemistry

    For a reaction between sodium phosphate and strontium nitrate write out the following: a) The balanced molecular equation b) The ionic equation c) The net ionic equation a) I think I have this one: 2 Na3PO4 (aq) + 3 Sr(NO3)2 (aq)

  4. Chemistry

    Complete and balance the molecular equation, including phases, for the reaction of aqueous iron(III) nitrate, Fe(NO3)3 and aqueous lithium hydroxide, LiOH Enter the balanced net ionic equation, including phases, for this reaction.

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.