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Spectator Ions in a Reaction

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In the following reaction:

HF(aq) + NaOH(aq) = NaF(aq) + H2O(l)

The spectator ions are ____É

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HF(aq) + NaOH(aq) ---> NaF(aq) + H2O(l)

We can also write this as:

HF(aq) + NaOH(aq) + H2O(l) ---> H+(aq) + F-(aq) + Na+(aq) + OH-(aq) + H2O(l)
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