Calculation One


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Assume that in the reaction of Cu2+ with ammonia, the only complex ion to form is the tetraammine species, [Cu(NH3)4]2+.
Given a solution where the initial [Cu2+] is 0.10M, and the initial [NH3] is 1.0M and that β4 = 2.1 x 1013, calculate the equilibrium concentration of the Cu2+ ion.
  1. 7.9 x 10-15
  2. 1.3 x 10-14
  3. 3.7 x 10-14
  4. 1.6 x 10-11
  5. None of these, or I don't know.

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