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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

The following compounds are water-soluble. What ions are produced by each compound in aqueous solution?

(a) KOH

(b) K2SO4

(c) LiNO3

(d) (NH4)2SO4

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Ions produced by given compounds should be analyzed.

Concept introduction:

Most of the ionic compounds are soluble in water, very few of the ionic compounds are sparingly soluble, and some of the ionic compounds are insoluble in water.  When it is soluble in water ions gets separated in the solution.

Explanation

The given compound is potassium hydroxide which is soluble in water.  KOH is dissolves in water, potassium hydroxide is composed of K+<

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Ions produced by given compounds should be analyzed.

Concept introduction:

Most of the ionic compounds are soluble in water, very few of the ionic compounds are sparingly soluble, and some of the ionic compounds are insoluble in water.  When it is soluble in water ions gets separated in the solution.

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Ions produced by given compounds should be analyzed.

Concept introduction:

Most of the ionic compounds are soluble in water, very few of the ionic compounds are sparingly soluble, and some of the ionic compounds are insoluble in water.  When it is soluble in water ions gets separated in the solution.

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Ions produced by given compounds should be analyzed.

Concept introduction:

Most of the ionic compounds are soluble in water, very few of the ionic compounds are sparingly soluble, and some of the ionic compounds are insoluble in water.  When it is soluble in water ions gets separated in the solution.

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