What are the products of #CaCl_2 + Na_2CO_3#?

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Apr 22, 2016

Answer:

A solid precipitate of calcium carbonate would result from aqueous carbonate and calcium ions.

Explanation:

#CaCl_2(aq) + Na_2CO_3 rarr CaCO_3(s)darr + 2NaCl(aq)#

Sodium carbonate is soluble, however, calcium carbonate, the metathesis product, is reasonably insoluble in aqueous solution; wiki reports #0.013*g*L^-1# at #25# #""^@C#.