Problem: The solubility of two slightly soluble salts of M2+ , MA and MZ2, are the same, 410-4 mol/L.In a saturated solution of each salt in water, which has the higher concentration of M2+?

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We are asked which of the following compounds has makes a higher concentration of M2+

Step 1. Write the dissociation reactions

1) MA(s) → M2+(aq) + A2-(aq)

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The solubility of two slightly soluble salts of M2+ , MA and MZ2, are the same, 410-4 mol/L.

In a saturated solution of each salt in water, which has the higher concentration of M2+?

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