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Problem 138
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When solid mercury(I) carbonate, Hg2CO3, is added to nitric acid, HNO3, a reaction occurs to give mercury(II) nitrate, Hg1NO322, water, and two gases A and B: Hg2CO31s2 + HNO31aq2¡ Hg1NO3221aq2 + H2O1l 2 + A1g2 + B1g2 (e) Write a balanced equation for the reaction of mercury(I) carbonate with nitric acid.

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