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    The Ksp for BaCO3 is 5.1 x 10-9, while that for BaSO4 is 1.1 x 10-10. What would be the equilibrium concentrations of CO3-2 and SO4-2, if solid BaSO4 were placed in a 0.01M CO3-2 solution?

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    Solubility at equilibrium is no longer [Ba2+] because BaSO4 is also the source of Barium ions. The two source of barium ions are BaCO3 and BaSO4 which are kept in a solution of CO32- of 0.01M
    The equilibrium ...

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    The solution calculates the equilibrium concentrations of the solution.