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When the ionic compound KI is dissolved in water, the I– ions are pulled into solution by the attraction between ?
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When the ionic compound KI is dissolved in water, the I– ions are pulled into solution by the attraction between ?

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Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Water can solvate and stabilizedw:1355405873806:dw Iodine anion through hydrogen bonding

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you dont want to be specific you can say intermolecular interactions

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0These are the answer choices ! he K+ and I– ions. the K+ ion and the negative end of a water molecule. the I– ion and the negative end of a water molecule. the I– ion and the positive end of a water molecule.

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1355405998873:dw The oxygen is very electronegative so it will pull electron density away from the hydrogens

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0coulomb's law states that opposite charges attract

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0https://www.connexus.com/content/media/192519413200942923PM330220932.jpgI There's the picture !

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1355406176693:dw

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I cant access it the lower case delta denotes partial charge

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you make a guess from this information?

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No , I'm still confused !

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you understand that opposite charges attract

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the answer is A ?

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well the iodine will pull electrons away the Potassium ion, and it will dissociate away from the K+ because it can form more interactions with the hydrogens than it can with potassium which is a larger element

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so it's not A , so it's D ?

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0None of your answers are labeled and it is kind of vague as to which is A and which is B so can you just state the answer you chose and I will confirm it. Source: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/atoms/bonding/hbond.html

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I said this first A. the K+ and I– ions. Then I said D. the I– ion and the positive end of a water molecule.

ParisChiyann
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay , thank you so much !

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The first guess isn't right because K+ and I will favorably interact, because K+ is missing one electron and thus is rendered with a positive charge and I has an extra electron thus have a negative charge. The reason they can dissociate is because hydrogen bonding can stabilize the negatively charge iodine and thus it can just move away from the positively charged Potassium ion which can be stabilized by the oxygen present in the water molecules
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