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# Solubility of a Salt

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Two bottles were found in the stockroom without their labels. Upon checking the inventory, the lab technician realizes that one bottle must be sodium chloride ($K_{sp}$ = $36$), and the other bottle must be silver chloride ($K_{sp}$ = $1.7$ $\times$ $10^{-10}$).

She decides to dissolve 10 grams of each salt in water.

Which of the following is the expected result?

A

Sodium chloride will dissolve to a greater extent than silver chloride.

B

Silver chloride will dissolve to a greater extent than sodium chloride.

C

Sodium chloride will dissolve but silver chloride will not.

D

Silver chloride will dissolve but sodium chloride will not.