Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 4 - Problems: 4.7

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Ionic compounds dissolve in water ONLY if the energy released by ions - water interraction compensates for the energy needed to break the ionic bonds in the solid and the energy required to separate the water molecules.Thus, in some cases, this doesnot happens, so not all ionic compounds are insoluble
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