What might you observe when sodium hydroxide solution is added to calcium nitrate solution?

1 Answer
Aug 15, 2017

Answer:

You might observe a fine white precipitate....

Explanation:

Metathesis of the salts occur to give moderately soluble #Ca(OH)_2(s)#:

#Ca(NO_3)_2(aq) + 2NaOH(aq) rarr Ca(OH)_2(s)darr + 2NaNO_3(aq)#

#"Calcium hydroxide"# is soluble in water to the tune of #1.73*g*L^-1# at #20# #""^@C#.