Problem: Calculate the concentration of PO43− when Ag3PO4 starts to precipitate from a solution that is 0.0125 M in Ag+.

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Ag3PO4 (s)  3 Ag+ (aq) + PO43- (aq)

Ksp =[Ag+]3 [PO43-][PO43-] = Ksp[Ag+]3


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Calculate the concentration of PO43− when Ag3PO4 starts to precipitate from a solution that is 0.0125 M in Ag+.

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