Problem: Calculate the molar solubility of Mg(OH)2, Ksp = 8.9 X 10 -12.

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The dissociation of Mg(OH)2 in water is as follows:


Mg(OH)2(s)  Mg2+(aq) + 2 OH(aq)



We can construct an ICE table for the dissociation of Mg(OH)2

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Calculate the molar solubility of Mg(OH)2, Ksp = 8.9 X 10 -12.

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