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Finding the Ksp of KHT

  1. Mar 15, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Determine [K+] and [HT-] in this solution. If the temperature is Tp, a trace of solid is present and reaction is at equilibrium. Determine Ksp at this temperature.
    There is 0.950 g of KHT dissolved in 25.00 mL of solution.


    2. Relevant equations
    KHT(s) ⇔ K+(aq) + HT-(aq)
    Ksp = [K+][HT-]


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I originally thought to set up an ICE table to find the concentrations of K+ and HT- at equilibrium. With the concentrations, I figured I could then multiply them to get my Ksp value. I realized, however, I do not have a Kc value to use to solve for x. Is there any other way to find Ksp that I'm just missing?
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2013 #2

    Borek

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    No need for ICE table, all you need to calculate concentrations is a molar mass of KHT.
     
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