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Homework Help: Write an equation for the reaction of Al2O3 with hydroxide ions.

  1. Aug 21, 2006 #1
    write an equation for the reaction of Al2O3 with hydroxide ions.

    Al2O3 + OH^-1 ----> ?
     
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  3. Aug 21, 2006 #2
    Al2O3+2NaOH+7H2O=2Na[Al(OH)4(H2O)2]
    or melting together
    Al2O3+2NaOH=2NaAlO2+H2O
     
  4. Aug 21, 2006 #3
    ummm Na is spectator ion rite?? are u allowed to put that in??
     
  5. Aug 21, 2006 #4
    [Al(OH)4(H2O)2]^-1
    AlO2^-1
     
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