Problem: For which of the following mixtures will Ag2SO4(s) precipitate? 150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.20 M AgNO3(aq)150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.30 M AgNO3(aq)150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.40 M AgNO3(aq)150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.50 M AgNO3(aq)

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To determine which of the following mixtures Ag2SO4(s) will precipitate:


Precipitate forms if ionic product, Kip > Ksp (solubility product)

  • Kip   initial concentration 
  • Ksp = 1.20 x 10-5 (refer to textbooks/online)
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For which of the following mixtures will Ag2SO4(s) precipitate? 

150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.20 M AgNO3(aq)

150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.30 M AgNO3(aq)

150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.40 M AgNO3(aq)

150.0 mL of 0.10 M Na2SO4(aq) and 5.0 mL of 0.50 M AgNO3(aq)

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