Use a diagram explain how LiF dissolves in water.


Use a diagram explain how LiF dissolves in water.

Ionic Lattices:

Ionic compounds make crystal lattice structure where anions surrounded themselves with cations, and cations with anions. The molecular formula (such as LiF) is therefore only a formula unit representing the ratio of constituent ions to each other.

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A soluble ionic lattice like lithium fluoride will be solvated by water molecules. Water molecules are polar (oxygen side is partially negative and...

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