The solubility product constant, or Ksp, is a mathematical expression that exhibits the solubility of an ionic compound. The higher the solubility product constant, the more dissociated an ionic compound can be in water. More »

The molar solubility equation is the symbolic representation of the maximum number of moles of a substance able to dissolve in one liter of solvent. Molar solubility is described as the number of moles of a substance tha... More »

The effect of temperature on solubility depends on the type of reaction that occurs during the process of dissolving the solute in the solvent. In endothermic reactions, increasing the temperature increases the solubilit... More »

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