Chemistry
Debo216
2020-04-23 15:49:30
Which of the following best describes a double-replacement reaction? A. One compound splits up, forming two or more elements or new compounds. B. Atoms in one compound switch places with atoms in another compound. C. A lone element takes the place of a different element in a compound. D. Two elements join together to form a new compound.
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Marcia934
2020-04-23 21:13:56

I believe the correct answer from the choices listed above is option B. A double-replacement reaction happens when atoms in one compound switch places with atoms in another compound.  It is a type of chemical reaction where two compounds react, and the positive ions (cation) and the negative ions (anion) of the two reactants switch places. Hope this answers the question.

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