AgI (s) → Ag+ (aq) + I- (aq) Ksp = 8.3 x 10-17
Ag+ (aq) + 2NH3 (aq) → [Ag(NH3)2]+ Kf = 1.7 x 107
AgI (s) →
Ag+ (aq) + I- (aq) Ag+ (aq) + 2NH3 (aq) → Ag(NH3)2 (aq)
AgI (s) + 2NH3 (aq) → I- (aq) + Ag(NH3)2 (aq) K = Ksp(Kf)
Calculate the molar solubility of AgI in a 1.0 M NH3 solution.
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