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2. Why aren't flame tests used to test all cations?

  • Some react too violently with the flame
  • Many only produce white flames, or similar coloured flames
  • The heat of the flame isn't high enough to react with all of them

3. Which metal would produce a brick red flame?

  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Lithium
  • Barium

4. What is another test that can be done for Cations?

  • Adding Sodium Hydroxide
  • Adding Barium chloride and dilute HCL
  • Adding silver nitrate ( int he presence of dilute nitric acid)
  • reacting with a dilute acid

5. Which metal would produce a scarlet flame?

  • Barium
  • Sodium
  • Lithium
  • Calcium

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