Solubility of Tin (IV) Iodide

1. During an experiment we Prepared SnI4 and through a series of steps our product was essentially pure SnI4 with no SnI2 why ?

2. In a solution of SnI4 and acetone which would be more soluble : water or a saturated KI solution ?

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...n will be converted to Sn+4 during the reflux process.

2) Acetone and water are very miscible together, meaning the acetone and water will mix without a problem. The solubility comparison therefore has to be between the pure water or water with KI. The solubility of KI in acetone is very low, so the saturated KI solution ...