What is the chemical equation for "Copper Sulphate dissolves in Water"?

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ndnordic | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

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when a compound dissolves in water, it dissociates to form ions.

CuSO4 (s) + HOH (l) -->  Cu^+2 (aq)  + SO4^-2 (aq)  + HOH (l)

where the s stands for solid, the l for liquid, and the aq for an aqueous solution in water.

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Copper = Cu

Sulfate=SO4

dissolves = + 

in Water = H2O or HOH

CuSO4 (s) + HOH (l) -->  Cu+2 (aq)  + SO4-2 (aq)  + HOH (l)

dissolves mean you break down the formula

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