When lithium iodide is dissolved in water, the solution becomes hot. If an aqueous solution of LiI together with additional solid LiI were heated, would some of the solid dissolve or would more solid precipitate?
I am very confused as to what this means and I can't find anything that really explains it in my book.
What do we know? We know that LiI dissolves in water.
What else do we know? We know that heat is given off when LiI dissolves.
Do we know anything else? No.
Therefore, we must use the information given.
What does it mean when we understand that ...
It determines whether LiI dissolves or precipitates if an aqueous solution of LiI together with additional solid LiI were heated.