Problem: Determine Kb for the nitrite ion, NO 2−. In a 0.10-M solution this base is 0.0015% ionized.

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Kb =[HNO2][OH-][NO2-]Kb =(x)(x)0.10 - xKb =x20.10 - x


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% ionization = [OH-][NO2-]initial×100[OH-] =[NO2-]initial ×% ionization100 [OH-] =0.10 M ×0.0015100

[OH-] = 1.5x10-6 M


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Determine Kb for the nitrite ion, NO 2. In a 0.10-M solution this base is 0.0015% ionized.

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