Thursday, 5 February 2015

Predicting Precipitation

As part of the assessment of this task, we need to predict whether a precipitate will form or not. We also need to say why we think a precipitate will/will not form.

NOTE: The silver product should be silver carbonate. Someone asked a really good question 
while I was writing this up and I left it blank - sorry!

Using word equations is a really good place to start. Once we know the names of the products, we can use Solubility Rules to see if one of the products is insoluble or not.

On Tuesday, we worked out a few new rules that really help. These are worth remembering off by heart:

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