Problem: Of those below, which is most soluble in water?A. Ca3(PO4)2 B. AgCl C. Na2S D. PbI2 E. CuS

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Use the concept of solubility rules to determine which of the compounds is the most soluble in water

Solubility Rules:

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+

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Of those below, which is most soluble in water?

A. Ca3(PO4)2 

B. AgCl 

C. Na2

D. PbI2 

E. CuS

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