Problem: The Ksp of PbBr2 is 6.60 x 10-6What is the molar solubility(M) of PbBr2 in pure water?

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Ksp →  equilibrium constant related to slightly soluble ionic compounds


PbBr2 dissociates in pure water: 


PbBr2(s)   Pb2+(aq) + 2 Br(aq)


Using an ICE table:


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The Ksp of PbBr2 is 6.60 x 10-6

What is the molar solubility(M) of PbBr2 in pure water?

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