Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 16 - Sections 16.1-16.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 22

Answer

The solubility of a basic anion increases with decreasing (acidic) pH.

Work Step by Step

This is due to the common ion effect. as pH decreases, there are fewer OH- ions in the solution, making it easier to dissolve.
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