What is the net ionic equation for the reaction between potassium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid?

1 Answer
Jan 3, 2017

Answer:

#HO^(-) + H_3O^(+) rarr 2H_2O(l)#

Explanation:

This is simplicity itself: hydronium ion reacts with hydroxide ion to give water.

Of course the complete equation is:

#HCl(aq) + KOH(aq) rarr H_2O(l) + KCl(aq)#