# What is an example of a single displacement reaction?

Mar 14, 2018

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An example of a Single displacement reaction

$\text{Br"_2 + 2"KI" -> "I"_2 + 2"KBr}$

#### Explanation:

$\text{Br"_2(l) + 2"KI" (aq) -> "I"_2(s) + 2"KBr} \left(a q\right)$

In a single displacement reaction, one element replaces another element in a compound.

$\text{A + BC " -> " AC + B}$