Posted: May 22nd, 2023
The study established that the relation between the solubility of KNO3â€™ and temperature is linear and the variables are directly related. It was also established that, although stirring increases the rate of dissociation, it does not in any way affect the solubility of potassium nitrate. Typically, solutions containing powerful electrolytes, as the case of sodium chloride and potassium nitrate, are fully dissociated (Matson & Orbaek 11). In the experiment, NaCl reacted with KNO3Â by exchanging each anion because they have a stoichiometry of ratio 1:1. Having noted that they are among the strongest electrolytes, their constituent ions are fully dissociated at equilibrium. From the empirical study, it will be correct to conclude that temperature is a key factor when it comes to solubility of salts, and the conclusions are supported by Kotz and Treichel works on thermodynamics
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