Figure out the Ksp equation of magnesium carbonate(MgCO3) and determine the Ksp using the provided concentration of 3.16x10-3 M or mol/L
The dissociation of MgCO3 in water are as follows:
MgCO3(s) ⇌ Mg2+ (aq) + CO32- (aq)
We can construct an ICE table for the dissociation of MgCO3. Remember that solids are ignored in the ICE table.
At 25 °C the solubility of magnesium carbonate is 3.16 x 10-3 mol/L. Calculate the value of Ksp at this temperature. Give your answer in scientific notation to 2 SIGNIFICANT FIGURES (even though this is strictly incorrect).
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