Problem: A solution is made by dissolving 40.0 grams of magnesium phosphate (MM = 262.87) in 500 grams of water. The observed boiling point of the solution is 100.50°C, what is the observed Van’t Hoff factor for magnesium phosphate in this solution? The Kb for water is 0.512°C/m.A. 0.025B. 1.6C. 3.2D. 4.8E. 5.0

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A solution is made by dissolving 40.0 grams of magnesium phosphate (MM = 262.87) in 500 grams of water. The observed boiling point of the solution is 100.50°C, what is the observed Van’t Hoff factor for magnesium phosphate in this solution? The Kb for water is 0.512°C/m.

A. 0.025

B. 1.6

C. 3.2

D. 4.8

E. 5.0

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