What products result when copper sulfate is dissolved in water?

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Nov 8, 2015

Answer:

#Cu^(2+)#, and #SO_4^(2-)#.

Explanation:

Anhydrous copper sulfate is white; in aqueous solution, the #Cu^(2+)# ion gives a beautiful blue colour due to formation of the complex ion, #[Cu(OH_2)_6]^(2+)#.

The sulfate anion, is of course along for the ride.