Solubility Rules for Ionic Compounds in Water Flashcard

Lithium
Li^+
Soluble
Sodium
Na^+
Soluble
Potassium
K^+
Soluble
Ammonium
NH_4^+
Soluble
Nitrate
NO_3^-
Soluble
Acetate
C_2H_3O_2^-
Soluble
Chlorine
Cl^-
Soluble; exceptions: paired with Ag^+, Hg_2^2+, or Pb^2+ they are insoluble
Bromine
Br^-
Soluble; exceptions: paired with Ag^+, Hg_2^2+, or Pb^2+ they are insoluble
Iodine
I^-
Soluble; exceptions: paired with Ag^+, Hg_2^2+, or Pb^2+ they are insoluble
Sulfate
SO_4^2-
Soluble; exceptions: paired with Sr^2+, Ba^2+, Pb^2+, Ag^+, or Ca^2+ they are insoluble
Hydroxide
OH^-
Insoluble; exceptions: paired with Li^+, Na^+, K^+, or NH_4^+ they are soluble and Ca^2+, Sr^2+, or Ba^2+ they are slightly soluble
Sulfur
S^2-
Insoluble; exceptions: paired with Li^+, Na^+, K^+, NH_4^+, Ca^2+, Sr^2+, or Ba^2+ they are soluble and
Carbonate
CO_3^2-
Insoluble; exceptions: paired with Li^+, Na^+, K^+, or NH_4^+ they are soluble
Phosphate
PO_4^3-
Insoluble; exceptions: paired with Li^+, Na^+, K^+, or NH_4^+ they are soluble

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