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Homework 6: Complexation

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Q33

Assume that in the reaction of Cu2+ with ammonia, the only complex ion to form is the tetraammine species, [Cu(NH3)4]2+. Given a solution where the initial [Cu2+] is 0.10M, and the initial [NH3] is 1.0M and that β4 = 2.1 x 1013, calculate the equilibrium concentration of the Cu2+ ion.