Why would NaCl and KCl give off different colors when burned?
Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride:
NaCl is the chemical formula of sodium chloride and KCl is the chemical formula of potassium chloride. Sodium chloride is commonly known by the name of common salt and is often used in the kitchen and cooking.
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fromChapter 18 / Lesson 4
Understand what the flame test is and how to identify metals using the flame test. Learn how to use the flame test and discover the sodium flame color.