What are the word and symbol equations for the reaction of sulfuric acid and barium chloride in water?

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Jun 23, 2016

Answer:

#"Sulfuric acid + barium chloride "rarr" barium sulfate + hydrogen chloride"#

Explanation:

If we performed the reaction in water:

#H_2SO_4(aq) + BaCl_2(aq) rarr BaSO_4(s)darr+2HCl(aq) #

This is clearly a metathesis reaction, and barium sulfate is quite insoluble in water.