Additional solid silver sulfate, a slightly soluble solid, is added to a solution of silver ion and sulfate ion at equilibrium with solid silver sulfate.
2Ag+(aq) + SO4 2−(aq) ⇌ Ag2 SO4(s)
Which of the following will occur?
(a) Ag+ or SO4 2− concentrations will not change.
(b) The added silver sulfate will dissolve.
(c) Additional silver sulfate will form and precipitate from solution as Ag+ ions and SO4 2− ions combine.
(d) The Ag+ ion concentration will increase and the SO 4 2− ion concentration will decrease.
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