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Describe the process by which adding potassium hydroxide to a saturated aluminum hydroxide solution reduces the concentration of aluminum ions. Write the solubility equilibrium equation and solubility product constant expression for a saturated aqueous solution of aluminum hydroxide.

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  1. You need this equation.
    Al^+3 + 3OH^- ==> Al(OH)3(s)
    Al(OH)3(s) + OH^- ==> Al(OH)4^-

    Adding more KOH shifts the equilibrium of both equations to the right.

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