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moneysotrue Group Title

What is an example of a single displacement chemical reaction as a balanced equation?

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    Single Displacement reaction is when there is an element and a compound in the reactants and in the product the element switches with one of the elements in the compound ex AB + C = AC+B

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  2. moneysotrue Group Title
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    But could you explain using the elements because I've never done this before please?

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    For example...2K (s) + CuSO4 (aq) ---> K2SO4 (aq) + Cu (s)

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  4. moneysotrue Group Title
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    So this means 2 potassium + copper sulfuroxide which changes to potassium sulfuroxide +copper. Is this correct?

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    2 potassium metal + copper sulfate ---> potassium sulfate + copper metal

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  6. moneysotrue Group Title
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    Thank you. The s in parenthsis symbolizes that that something is a metal?

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    no s = solid

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    Thanks a billion I'm starting to undertand it a bit better now.

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