Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 17 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Other Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria - 17-7 Solubility and Complex Ions - Applying Chemical Principles - Questions - Page 675: 3


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$K_f=2.0\cdot10^{38}$ $1/K_f=[Au^+][CN^-]^2/[[Au(CN)_2^-]]$ $[Au^+]=1.09\cdot10^{-38}\ M$ Yes it is reasonable to assume all gold is in the complex ion.
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