double replacement reaction


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Noun1.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
double decomposition, double decomposition reaction, metathesis - a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
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My Science Research Project will be a computer program that will solve and analyze double replacement reactions. I will use Visual Basic 5.0 to make this program.