[SOLVED] Chemistry - how to do oinic equations 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Hi. I'm having problems with ionic equations. How do you turn a normal chemical equation into an ionic equation and what is the point of an ionic equation? 2. Relevant equations Example - how do I turn these into ionic equations?: CuO + 2HCl --> CuCl2 + H20 CaCO3 + HCl --> CaCl2 + CO2 + H2O 3. The attempt at a solution erm . . .