Silver sulfate (Ag2SO4) is an ionic solid that is only slightly soluble in water. When it is added to water, the reaction Ag2SO4(s) ⇌ 2 Ag+(aq) + SO42–(aq) takes place.
A large amount of Ag2SO4(s) is placed in water at 25°C. Some of it dissolves and the solution at equilibrium contains 0.029 M Ag+(aq). What is the equilibrium constant for the reaction
Ag2SO4(s) ⇌ 2 Ag+(aq) + SO42–(aq)?
A) 1.8 x 10–7
B) 6.1 x 10–6
C) 1.2 x 10–5
D) 2.4 x 10–5
E) 8.4 x 10–4
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