Specification Point 2.34:
Know the common rules for prediction the solubility of ionic compounds in water: Common Sodium, Potassium and Ammonium Compounds are soluble, all Nitrates are soluble, Common Chlorides are soluble except those of Silver and Lead (II), Common Sulfates are soluble, except for those of Barium, Calcium and Lead (II), Common Carbonates are insoluble, except for those of Sodium, Potassium and Ammonium, Common Hydroxides are insoluble except for those of Sodium, Potassium and Calcium (Calcium Hydroxide is slightly soluble)

Solubility Rules

Solubility Rules, Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry

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Author: Jamie

Jamie got a First class degree in Chemistry from Oxford University before going on to teach chemistry full time as a professional tutor. He’s put together these handy revision notes to match the Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry specification so you can learn exactly what you need to know for your exams.