On heating 25gof a saturated solution to dryness at 60°c,4g of anhydrous salt was recovered. Calculate it solubility in g/dm3

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On heating 25gof a saturated solution to dryness at 60°c,4g of anhydrous salt was recovered. Calculate it solubility in g/dm3

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User AvatarStopLearn Team Staff answered 9 months ago

To calculate the solubility of the salt, we need to determine the amount of the salt dissolved in the saturated solution and then convert it to grams per decimeter cubed (g/dm³). Here’s how you can calculate it:

  1. Calculate the amount of the salt dissolved in the saturated solution: Amount of salt recovered = 4 g Since the solution was initially saturated, the amount of salt dissolved in the solution before heating is equal to the amount of salt recovered. Therefore, 4 g of the salt was dissolved in the saturated solution.
  2. Convert the amount of salt dissolved to grams per decimeter cubed (g/dm³): Volume of solution = 25 g (given) Solubility = Amount of salt dissolved / Volume of solution = 4 g / 25 g = 0.16 g/dm³

Therefore, the solubility of the salt is 0.16 g/dm³.

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