double decomposition definition

  • noun:
    • A chemical response between two substances where very first and second components of one reactant are united, respectively, aided by the 2nd and first parts of one other reactant.
    • a reaction between two substances in which two areas of each substance are exchanged; metathesis
    • a chemical reaction between two substances which elements of each are interchanged to create two brand new substances (AB+CD=AD+CB)

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