Page 1 of 1

Writing Ion Formulas

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:22 pm
by Isabel Nakoud 4D
In problem 12.65 part (c),

When writing the aqueous solution of KF, how do we know to write the formula

F- + H2O --> HF + -OH

instead of making the solution about the K+ ion?

Re: Writing Ion Formulas

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:09 am
by Melody Zhang 3L
It is because F is the one with the negative charge and is able to bind with the H+ atom