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Products formed by mixing Sodium chloride and Potassium iodide?

  • Thread starter edenlivori
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I've looked at this website so many times and have been saved by it! Now I need a lil help please! I can finish all the calculations and balance it myself if I can just get the equation!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Sodium chloride is placed in a solution of Potassium iodide. What products are formed?

Additional notes from the professor say not to treat this as a net ionic equation as two products are formed.

2. Relevant equations
I know that Sodium chloride is NaCl and Potassium iodide is KI.

3. The attempt at a solution
My guess here is that it would be NaCl + KI → NaI + KCl?
I think that is right but the extra information about it not being a net ionic equation and all has just made me a little unsure! Thank y'all so much for your help!


I have no idea what is the expected answer. There are no two products, there is no reaction at all. The only "product" is a solution containing four different ions.

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