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Single-Replacement Reaction - Rhode Island College
You need to be able to recognize single replacement reactions AND be able to break a formula apart into proper cations and anions as well as write correct formulasHere are several examples which are solved below:
1) ZnS + O2 --->Example #1How to figure out the right (or product side):(1) Decide if the reactant element (O2 in this case) is normally positive or negative.
2) K + H2O --->
3) Fe + HCl --->
4) NaI + Br2 --->
DOUBLE REPLACEMENT SINGLE REPLACEMENT SYNTHESIS DECOMPOSITION
The chemical equation for this single replacement reaction looks like:
reactant + reactant ---------> product + product
To visualize a single replacement reaction look at the following cartoon:
Notice, the guy in the orange shirt steals the date of the other guy.