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 - Study Questions - Page 677c: 63


(a) $PbS$ (b) $Ag_2CO_3$ (c) $Al(OH)_3$

Work Step by Step

If a salt contains an anion that can act as a base, it will be more soluble in acidic solutions. (a) $S^{2-}$ is a base, and $Cl^-$ isn't. (b) $CO_3^{2-}$ is a base, but $I^-$ isn't, (c) $OH^-$ is a base, but $Cl^-$ isn't.
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