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Bond Strength of Precipitates

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I. Precipitates form when insoluble ionic compounds are formed in a chemical reaction occuring in an aqueous environment.

BECAUSE

II. Insoluble compounds have bonds which are too strong to be pulled apart by the dissolving properties of water.

A

Statement I is true, Statement II is true

B

Statement I is true, Statement II is false

C

Statement I is false, Statement II is true

D

Statement I is false, Statement II is false

E

Statement I is true, Statement II is true and is a correct explanation of the phenomena described in I