What Is the Molar Mass of KBr?


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KBr, or potassium bromide, has a molar mass of 119 grams/mole. Potassium bromide is a salt that is held together by ionic bonds. This chemical compound can dissociate fully in water and breaks down into potassium cations and bromide anions.

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Potassium bromide is a white, water-soluble powder. It has a sweet taste in low concentrations and a salty, bitter taste at high concentrations. Potassium bromide was discovered in the 19th century. It was first used as an anticonvulsant and a sedative. The ionic salt can also be used as in anticonvulsant in dogs, and it is a common veterinary medicine.

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