Problem: Identify all chemical species present in an aqueous solution of Ca3(PO4)2 and list these species in decreasing order of their concentrations. (Hint: Remember that the PO43− ion is a weak base.)

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We are asked to identify all chemical species present in an aqueous solution of Ca3(PO4)2


Ca3(PO4)dissociate as: 

Ca3(PO4)Ca2+ + PO43-


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Identify all chemical species present in an aqueous solution of Ca3(PO4)2 and list these species in decreasing order of their concentrations. (Hint: Remember that the PO43− ion is a weak base.)

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