Qualitative Analysis

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1. How do you do a flame test?

  • Set a small amount of the sample substance on fire and observe flame colour
  • Dip Nichrome wire into sample substance, hold in middle of Bunsen flame, observe flame color
  • Clean a nichrome wire in dilute HCl, dip it into the sample solution/powder, hold it at edge of Bunsen flame, observe flame colour
  • Roll Nichrome wire in sample substance, hold near Bunsen flame, observe colour change
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2. What colour is Lithium's flame?

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Pale green
  • Lilac

3. What colour is the flame from Copper?

  • Red
  • Green-blue
  • Lilac
  • Pale green

4. What does Qualitative Analysis tell you?

  • How much the substance costs
  • What type of substance is present
  • What colour the substance is
  • How much of a substance is present

5. What does Quantitative Analysis tell you?

  • How much of a substance is present
  • What type of substance is present
  • What colour the substance is
  • How much the substance costs

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