Problem: Calculate the molar solubility of AgBr in 0.035 M NaBr (Ksp = 5 × 10–13).

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Notice that there is a common ion present, Br-. We can construct an ICE table for the dissociation of AgBr. Remember that solids are ignored in the ICE table.


The Ksp expression for AgBr is:


Ksp=productsreactants=[Ag+][Br-]


Note that each concentration is raised by the stoichiometric coefficient: both [Ag+] and [Br] are raised to 1.


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Calculate the molar solubility of AgBr in 0.035 M NaBr (Ksp = 5 × 10–13).

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