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What is the ionic equation of  NaOH + HCl -> H2O +NaCl

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timetraveller | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted August 13, 2012 at 8:04 AM via web

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What is the ionic equation of 

NaOH + HCl -> H2O +NaCl

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sanjeetmanna | College Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted August 13, 2012 at 4:17 PM (Answer #1)

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`NaOH_(aq) + HCl_(aq) -> H2O_(l) + NaCl_(aq)`

Write the ionic form of the above reaction...

 Ionic equation

`(Na^+) + (OH^-) + (H^+) + (Cl^-) -> (H_2O) + (Na^+) + (Cl^-)`

Cancel out the exactly the terms from either side of the reaction..

Net Ionic Equation...

`(OH^-) + (H^+) -> H_2O`

Follow the link for rules to write net ionic equation.

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chaobas | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted August 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM (Answer #3)

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Here the reaction is called as nutrilization reaction.

 

Tio write a net ionic equation, we must follow the follow rules

1. write the balanced reaction with their phrases

2. write the full ionic equation. only (aq) phrases will disassociate not solid, gas and liquid

3. remove the common ion, the resulting equation is the net ionic eqaution

 

for the reaction

balanced reaction:

NaOH (aq) + HCl(aq)=====> NaCl(aq) + H2O(l)

full ionic equation

Na(+)(aq) + OH(-)(aq) + H+(aq) + Cl(-)(aq)===> Na(+)(aq) + Cl(-)(aq) +H2O

net ionic equation:

H(+)(aq) + OH(-) (aq) ===> H2O(l)



[here water will be in liquid phase not in aqueous phase]

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