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Is displacement and dissolution the same thing whats the difference?
Original post by Rohan007best
Is displacement and dissolution the same thing whats the difference?
No.

Displacement is basically when you replace something in a chemical reaction. Take for example the reaction of lead(II) nitrate with sodium chloride:

Pb(NO3)2 (aq) + 2NaCl (aq) —> PbCl2 (s) + 2NaNO3 (aq)

Dissolution is when something is dissolved, for example:

NaCl (s) + (aq) —> NaCl (aq)

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