Posted by Ashlee on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:35pm.
Given a saturated solution of CaF2, write the ionic equilibrium and use it to calculate the solubility of CaF2.
My answers for the ionic equation and ksp values are
it asks what will happen to the value of ksp when a solid NaF is added to the solution?
and what would be the new solubility of CaF2 (in a 0.100 mol/L NaF)
- chemistry - DrBob222, Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:31pm
...........CaF2(s) ==> Ca^2+ + 2F^-
Ksp = (Ca^2+)(F^-)^2
Substitute from the ICE chart and solve for x. The question asks for solubility of CaF2. You will calculate x = (Ca^2+) in moles/L but since 1 mol CaF2 dissolves to give 1 mol Ca&2+, then x is also solubility CaF2.
If NaF is added to the solution what happens? Remember Le Chatelier's Principle which says that a system at equilibrium will try to undo what we do to it. So if we add F^-, the reaction will try to get rid of it. How can it do that. Only one way. That's by shifting to the left so that the solubility of CaF2 is decreased.
If we make the (F^-) = 0.1 M, then
Ksp = (Ca^2+)(F^-)^2
Ksp = (x)(0.1).
Solver for x.
- chemistry - samra, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:45am
what is the name for CaF2 in chemistry?
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