double decomposition


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double decomposition

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(Chemistry) a chemical reaction between two compounds that results in the interchange of one part of each to form two different compounds, as in AgNO3 + KI → AgI + KNO3. Also called: metathesis
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Noun1.double decomposition - a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
double replacement reaction - a chemical reaction between two compounds where the positive ion of one compound is exchanged with the positive ion of another compound
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Potassium nitrate is produced with the help of a double decomposition reaction of sodium nitrate and potassium chloride.
For solving nonlinear algebraic equations for a two-point BVPs for second-order nonlinear differential equations, the famous authors Adomian and Rach introduce the double decomposition method in organize to keep away and the different transform inverse linear operator introduce by Jang and Ebaid.
Mg(2+), Cd(2+), and Pb(2+) metal sebacates were prepared by the double decomposition reaction between an aqueous solution of the sodium salt of sebacic acid and the mineral salts of the metals (10, 11).