Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 13 - Properties of Solutions - Exercises - Page 566: 13.2b


(c). Li+ has a smaller ionic radius than K+.

Work Step by Step

Since the radius of Li+ is smaller than the radius of K+ the oxygen atoms can come closer to the cation and increase the interaction between the the ion (K+) and the solvent ($H_2O$).
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