When lead nitrate and potassium iodide are mixed, what precipitate is formed? Name the compound involved.Alo the chemical equation and type of reaction which has taken place and why?

Asked by dilpreet kaur | 24th Sep, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

A precipitation reaction occurs. Yellow precipitates of lead iodide are formed.
The equation for this reaction is Pb(NO3)2 + 2KI -----> PbI2 + 2KNO3.
The above reaction is ionic as reaction is taking place between metal and non metal.

Answered by  | 24th Sep, 2010, 06:27: PM

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