How can you tell if a precipitate forms when you mix two solutions?
A precipitate is a solid formed in a double displacement reaction.
This occurs specifically when two aqueous solutions (typically clear solutions) react, forming one aqueous compound and one solid - that's the precipitate.
The precipitate is insoluble in water, something all precipitates have in common.
Silver nitrate reacts with sodium chloride, yeilding silver chloride and sodium nitrate.
The precipitate is
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