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How do you obtain pure crystals of sodium chloride from a mixture of sodium chloride and...

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How do you obtain pure crystals of sodium chloride from a mixture of sodium chloride and activated carbon powder?

Solubility:

  • Different substances have different solubilities in water or other solvent.
  • On the basis of their differences in solubility, a mixture of substances can be separated from each other by varying physical parameters of the solution, using common ions, or some other precipitation technique.

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  • Charcoal and NaCl have different solubilities in water.
  • Charcoal is water-insoluble while NaCl is water-soluble.
  • When the mixture of these two is...

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Precipitation Reactions: Predicting Precipitates and Net Ionic Equations

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Study precipitate reactions. Determine precipitate solubility according to solubility rules. Learn to write ionic equations by following a molecular reaction.


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