# How do you write the equation for this reaction: Potassium chloride and silver nitrate react to form potassium nitrate and silver chloride?

Nov 12, 2016

${\text{KCl + AgNO}}_{3}$$\rightarrow$$\text{KNO"_3+"AgCl}$

#### Explanation:

Formulas for the compounds:

$\text{KCl} :$ potassium chloride (reactant)
$\text{AgNO"_3} :$ silver nitrate (reactant)
$\text{KNO"_3} :$ potassium nitrate (product)
$\text{AgCl} :$ silver chloride (product)

${\text{KCl + AgNO}}_{3}$$\rightarrow$$\text{KNO"_3+"AgCl}$

If the compounds are in aqueous solution, then their physical states could be added.

"KCl(aq) + AgNO"_3("aq")$\rightarrow$$\text{KNO"_3("aq")+"AgCl(s)}$