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What forms from copper II nitrate and sodium hydroxide?

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The combination of copper II nitrate and sodium hydroxide results in the formation of copper II hydroxide and sodium nitrate. It is a double exchange reaction, which means that the two reactant compounds (copper II nitrate and sodium hydroxide) switched ions to form two new product compounds.

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What forms from copper II nitrate and sodium hydroxide?
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The combination of copper II nitrate and sodium hydroxide can also be referred to as a double displacement reaction. Reactions that are called double displacement reactions often include precipitation reactions, gas forming reactions and neutralization reactions. For example, sodium hydroxide is a strong base, and when it's added to copper II nitrate, the result is the precipitation of insoluble copper hydroxide or a double displacement reaction.

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