What kind of reaction occurs when you mix aqueous solutions of barium sulfide and sulfuric acid?

1 Answer
Jun 26, 2016

Answer:

A smelly one

Explanation:

#BaS(aq) + H_2SO_4(aq) rarr BaSO_4(s)darr + H_2S(aq)#

This is (i) an acid base reaction, and (ii) a precipitation reaction as barium sulfate is pretty insoluble stuff (#K_(sp)=1.08xx10^-9# at #298*K#).