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7: Solubility and Precipitation

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    • 7.1: Precipitation and Dissolution
      The equilibrium constant for an equilibrium involving the precipitation or dissolution of a slightly soluble ionic solid is called the solubility product, Ksp, of the solid. The solubility product of a slightly soluble electrolyte can be calculated from its solubility; conversely, its solubility can be calculated from its Ksp, provided the only significant reaction that occurs when the solid dissolves is the formation of its ions.
    • 7.2: Graphical Representations of Metal Solubility

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