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Net Ionic Equation - Need Help

  1. Sep 28, 2009 #1
    I've been struggling with this for a while now. Cu(ClO4)2 is soluble so it should drop from both sides of the net ionic equation, right? Leaving only H20. Am I missing something?

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  3. Sep 28, 2009 #2

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    Cu(OH)2 is insoluble. There is a reason why it is marked with (s).

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  4. Sep 28, 2009 #3
    But if you have something solid like Cu(OH)2, you need to leave it in the equation, regardless of whether any of its ions (such as Cu2+) have separated on the other side of the equation.
     
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