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The iodide ion, usually consumed as potassium iodide, is a

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Problem 78P

The iodide ion, usually consumed as potassium iodide, is a dietary mineral essential to good nutrition. In countries where potassium iodide is added to salt, iodine deficiency or goiter has been almost completely eliminated. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) for iodine is 150 µg/day. How much potassium iodide (76.45% I) should you consume to meet the RDA?

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Solution 78P

Given that 100 grams of KI contains 76.45 grams of I

Thus,1 gram of I will be present in 100/76.45 grams of KI

150 µg grams of I will be contained in

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Chapter 6, Problem 78P is Solved
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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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