Precipitation reactions to identify Transition metals (C4)

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  • Created on: 15-04-14 12:12

What is a precipitate?

  • Both sodium chloride and silver nitrate are soluble salts so have colourless solutions
  • When they react together the more reactive sodium snatches the nitrate away from the silver and the silver reacts with the chloride
  • Silver chloride is insoluble so a solid is formed. This solid…


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