Chemical Reactions Taylor Lazur, Khang Vu, Ryan Hooshmand

Single Replacement:

A single replacement reaction is a type of chemical reaction where an element reacts with a compound and takes the place of another element in that compound.


Double Replacement:

When parts of two ionic compounds are exchanged making two new compounds.



Several reactants combine to make a single product



One reactant decomposes into two or more products



When any hydrocarbon reacts with oxygen, it always creates carbon dioxide and water.

Hydrocarbon+ Oxygen= carbon dioxide + water

How to use the activity series:
Activity Series of Metals

In a single replacement reaction, if the first single metal is above the other metal in the compound in the activity series then a reaction occurs. If it is below there is no reaction.

How to use solubility rules:
Solubility Rules

In order to predict whether a precipitate will form in a reaction, the solubility of the substances involved must be known. There are rules or guidelines determining solubility of substances. If a substance involved is not soluble, the reaction forms a precipitate. Use the rules above to determine if a substance is soluble or if it's a precipitate.

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