Problem: Which of the following actions will increase the solubility of AgBr in water?a) Adding NaNO3.b) Adding NaBr.c) Decreasing the pH.d) Increasing the pH.e) None of the above.

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AgBr

Ag+ charge less than +3  neutral

Br- forms strong acid  neutral


AgBr  neutral salt


a) adding NaNO3

no common ion 

no effect on solubility


b) adding NaBr

common ion: Br-

decrease solubility


c) decreasing the pH

AgBr  neutral salt

no effect on solubulity


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Which of the following actions will increase the solubility of AgBr in water?

a) Adding NaNO3.

b) Adding NaBr.

c) Decreasing the pH.

d) Increasing the pH.

e) None of the above.