# In Certain Reaction an Insoluble Solid Called Precipitate is Formed. State the Colour and Name of the Precipitate Formed in the Following Reaction Involving Addition Of: - Chemistry

Short Note

In certain reaction an insoluble solid called precipitate is formed. State the colour and name of the precipitate formed in the following reaction involving addition of:

Iron [III] chloride to ammonium hydroxide.

#### Solution

Iron [III] chloride and ammonium hydroxide

$\ce{FeCl3 + 3NH4OH -> 3NH4Cl + \underset{\text{Iron [III] hydroxide}}{Fe(OH)2↓}}$

The precipitate formed is Iron [III] hydroxide which is reddish brown in colour.

Concept: Chemical Equation
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Viraf J. Dalal Class 7 New Simplified Middle School Chemistry
Chapter 5 Language of Chemistry
Exercise | Q 7.3