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waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am just confused on one thing. Is the Aluminum Hydroxide writted in a chemical equation as AlOH or is is Al(OH)3(small 3)

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When an equation, any equation is written the elements must be compounded right and so Al(OH)3 should be correct?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0according to this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aluminum_hydroxide it's \(\Large \text{Al(OH)}_{3}\)

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, because it is unpossible for the compound to our without the 3 OH's

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have one more question

Carl_Pham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Aluminum essentially always has an oxidation state of +3, because it loses control of its 3 valence electrons, so it would be Al(OH)3.

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am learning how to predict the type of reaction when certain elements and compounds are put together, i have a question  water reacts to form ... and i have to predict the type of reaction  what type whould it be

Carl_Pham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1As for the reaction, calcium is more active metal than aluminum: Al(s) > Al+3(aq) + 3e E0 = 1.66V Ca(s) > Ca+2(aq) + 2e E0 = 2.87V So...in principle the calcium can reduce the aluminum: 3 Ca(s) +2 Al(OH)3 > 3 Ca(OH)2 + 2 Al(s)
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