Problem: Which lead salt is most soluble in water?(A) Pb(C2H3O2)2(B) PbO2(C) PbCO3(D) Pb3(PO4)2

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Solubility Rules:

Soluble Ionic Compounds:

 Group 1A ions (Li+, Na+, K+, etc.) and Ammonium ion (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+

• Insoluble Ionic Compounds:

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Which lead salt is most soluble in water?

(A) Pb(C2H3O2)2
(B) PbO2
(C) PbCO3
(D) Pb3(PO4)2

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