How do you write an equation for the process "Sodium thiosulfate dissolves in water"?

1 Answer
Dec 8, 2016

Answer:

#Na_2S_2O_3(s) rightleftharpoons2Na^+(aq) + S_2O_3^(2-)(aq)#

Explanation:

#(aq)# stands for the aquated sodium ion, or the aquated thiosulfate ion; the ion surrounded by several water molecules. This is understood to be in solution.