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The reaction in which two compounds exchange their ions to form two new compounds is called:

  1. a displacement reaction  
  2. a decomposition reaction  
  3. an isomerization reaction  
  4. a metathesis reaction  

Answer

A Metathesis Reaction is actually a Double Displacement Reaction.

So, the reaction in which two compounds exchange ions is a Double Displacement Reaction.

Example

FeSO 4 +CuCl 2 ⟶FeCl 2 ​ +CuSO 4

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