What is the chemical equation for cesium + iodine ---> cesium iodide?

1 Answer


2Cs(s) + I2(g) → CsI(s)


2Cs(s) + I2(g) → CsI(s)
Notice in the equation that iodine is in it's gaseous state in order for the reaction to proceed. But you were 100% correct, the reaction between cesium and iodine is simply, cesium iodide. Very Good!!