What kind of chemical reaction is #AgNO_3 + NaCl -> AgCl + NaNO_3#?

1 Answer
Dec 21, 2015

Answer:

Double displacement.

Explanation:

The following reaction is considered as a double displacement reaction:

#AgNO_3(aq)+NaCl(aq)->AgCl(s)+NaNO_3(aq)#

The displacements are:
#Cl^-# replaces #NO_3^-# and vice versa.

This reaction is under the general form of:

#AB+CD->AD+CB#