Establish the solubility rules and determine which ion can be used to separate NI2+, Cu2+ and Ag+
Recall that the Solubility Rules are:
•Soluble Ionic Compounds:
▪Group 1A ions (Li+, Na+, K+, etc.) and Ammoniumion (NH4+) are soluble
▪ Nitrates (NO3-), Acetates (CH3COO- or C2H3O2-), and most Perchlorates (ClO4-) are soluble
▪ Cl-, Br-, and I- are soluble except when paired with Ag+, Pb2+, Cu+, Hg22+
▪ Sulfates (SO42-) are soluble except those of Ca2+, Sr2+, Ba2+, Ag+, and Pb2+
Three cations, Ni2+, Cu2+, and Ag+, are separated using two different precipitating agents
Based on Figure 17.22 in the textbook, what two precipitating agents could be used?
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Molecular Equations concept. You can view video lessons to learn Molecular Equations. Or if you need more Molecular Equations practice, you can also practice Molecular Equations practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofThree cations, Ni2+, Cu2+, and Ag+, are separated using two ...as high difficulty.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Hempstead's class at York University.