Problem: Which compound in each pair is more soluble in water?(a) Strontium sulfate or barium chromate

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Compare molar solubility


For strontium sulfate (SrSO4),


Ksp = [Sr2+][SO42-]Ksp = (x)(x)Ksp =x2x = Kspx = 3.44 × 107


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Which compound in each pair is more soluble in water?

(a) Strontium sulfate or barium chromate

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