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Zinc carbonate, ZnCO3(s), dissolves in water to give a solution that is 1.7 multiplied by 10-5 M at 22°C. Calculate Ksp for ZnCO3(s) at this temperature.

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  1. Set up an ICE chart, substitute into the Ksp expression and solve for Ksp.
    ZnCO3 ==> Zn^2+ + CO3^2-
    ..x.......0.........0
    ..........x..........x

    Ksp = (Zn^2+)(CO3^2-)
    You know solubility ZnCO3. That is x.

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  2. Ksp= 2.9×10^-10

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