Problem: Which of the following slightly soluble compounds has a solubility greater than that calculated from its solubility product because of hydrolysis of the anion present: AgCl, BaSO4, CaF2, Hg2I2, MnCO3, ZnS, PbS?

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Analyzing the compounds form upon addition of H+ (parent acid)

AgCl → HCl (strong acid)

BaSO→ H2SO4 (strong acid)

CaF2 → HF (weak acid)

Hg2I→ HI (weak acid)

MnCO3 → H2CO3 (weak acid)

ZnS →  H2S (weak acid)

PbS → H2S (weak acid)

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Which of the following slightly soluble compounds has a solubility greater than that calculated from its solubility product because of hydrolysis of the anion present: AgCl, BaSO4, CaF2, Hg2I2, MnCO3, ZnS, PbS?

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