How do you write the overall (molecular) equation and net ionic equation for the reaction (hydroiodic acid) potassium hydroxide?

1 Answer
Sep 15, 2016

#"Hydroiodic acid + potassium hydroxide "rarr" potassium iodide + water"#


The symbol equation is:

#HI(aq) + KOH(aq) rarr KI(aq) + H_2O(l)#

The net ionic equation is simply:

#H^+ + HO^(-) rarr H_2O(l)#

The aquated potassium and iodide ions are simply along for the ride. Under given circumstances, potassium iodide could be crystallized out of solution.