What term best describes the type of reaction that happens when a molecule or compound reacts with another molecule or compound, producing two new molecules or compounds?

1 Answer
Dec 21, 2017

Answer:

#="Double Displacement Reaction"#

Explanation:

The ff. are some general types of this type of reaction:

  1. The reaction between an acid and a base to yield salt and water; e.g.,
    #2KOH(aq)+H_2SO_4(aq)->K_2SO_4(aq)+2H_2O(l)#

  2. The reaction between a salt and an acid to form a salt of the acid and a second acid that is volatile; e.g.,
    #2KNO(aq)+H_2SO_4(aq)->K_2SO_4(aq)+2HNO_3(g)#

  3. The reaction of some soluble salts to produce and insoluble salt and soluble salt; e.g.,
    #AgNO_3(aq)+NaCl(aq)->AgCl(s)+NaNO_3(aq)#