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Is there a general way to predict products of a chemical reaction [duplicate]

Is there a general way to predict products of a chemical reaction, given only the atomic masses of masses of all elements involved? for example: $\ce{CuFeS2 + O2->}$ $\ce{K2CrO4 + H2SO4->}$ $\...
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How to predict the products of a organic chemical reaction [duplicate]

Given a set of reactants, what aspects should I consider when predicting possible products?
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What are some ways to predict that a double replacement reaction will occur? [duplicate]

For instance, say: $\ce{2KOH + Pb(NO3)2 -> 2KNO3 + Pb(OH)2}$ How would I even go about beginning to predict this?
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What tools are used to predict the products of a chemical reaction? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a decent and non-complex way to predict the outcome of mixing two chemicals together. I know that molecular dynamics is used in computational chemistry to understand ...
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How can I predict whether a reaction will occur? [duplicate]

I'd like to know how can I predict if two substances will react. I already know that there's a reaction if one of the products is a weak electrolyte or a precipitate but that leads me to the question: ...
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How to predict (know) the products of the reaction SnO+NaOH? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to complete the reaction $\ce{SnO}+\ce{NaOH ->}$, how can I form a salt and water from this? I've seen that the complete reaction is: $$ \ce{SnO + 2NaOH ->Na2SnO2 + ...
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Will Calcium Carbonate react with Sodium Chloride? [duplicate]

After reading through my school chemistry notes and the answer to the question here at Chem S.E of how do we know whether an $\ce{A + B}$ reaction will occur, I find myself stuck on this very basic ...
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Predicting products of chemical equations? [duplicate]

Consider the equation $\ce{2 NaOH (aq) +Cl2 (g) —> NaOCl (aq) + NaCl (aq) + H2O (l)}$. How would one know the products of this reaction? Is there a general way of doing this? I would have no ...
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Things to consider to determine stability of a compound to another? [duplicate]

Some Compounds with higher bond dissociation energy seem to be more reactive towards certain compounds then ones with lower bond dissociation energy , so what are the things you need to factor in to ...
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How to write a reaction that you have never seen? [closed]

I have been studying chemistry for a while but I feel a total noob about it, so please be clear when answering. I was studying and I encountered this exercise: Write the reaction between copper ...
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How to deal with solving reactions with not enough background [closed]

The book I'm studying with often confronts me with exercises that involve solving reactions such as $\ce{CA(OH)_2 + CO_2 -> ?}$. Now, most of the time, the questions are just repetitions of ...