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For an ionic compound to be more soluble in acidic solution, it must contain a basic ion or be a basic salt.
Ionic salts: AgX and AgY
You have two salts, AgX and AgY, with very similar K sp values. You know that Ka for HX is much greater than Ka for HY. Which salt is more soluble in acidic solution? Explain.
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