Lead nitrate solution is added to a test tube containing potassium iodide solution.(a) Write the name and colour of the compound precipitated.(b) Write the balanced chemical equation for the reaction involved.(c) Name the type of this reaction justifying your answer.

(a)  The name of the compound precipitated is Lead iodide. It is yellow in colour.

(b) The balanced chemical equation for the reaction involved is given below:
$Pb(NO_3)_2 + 2 KI → PbI_2 + 2KN0_3$

(c) It is a Double displacement reaction as there is an exchange of ions.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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