## Prediction of precipitation

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Dhamnekar Winod
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### Prediction of precipitation

The salt MX2 has a $$K_{sp}$$ of 4.64e-9. If equal volumes of 0.00061 M M(NO3)2 and 0.001 M NaX are mixed, will solid form? M represents metal and X represents anion.

I computed the answer as follows: Firstly, we have to determine the concentration of M and X after mixing them. As their volumes are equal, it will be half of the initial concentration.
$$Q_{ion}=0.000305* (2*0.0005)^2=3.05e-10$$ which is less than the given $$K_{sp}=4.64e-9$$, hence precipitation won't form.
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### Re: Prediction of precipitation

Depends which kind of metal and which anion.