Testing for Non-metals

Using precipitation to identify non-metal ions

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Testing for carbonate ions
Step 1: Carbonates react with dilute acids to produce carbon dioxide and water, Step 2: Collect the gas given off and bubble it through limewater
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Testing for halide ions
You can test to see if a solution contains chloride ions, bromide ions or iodide ions using silver nitrate solution
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Chloride
White precipitate
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Bromide
Cream precipitate
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Iodide
Yellow Precipitate
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Testing for sulfate ions
You can test to see if a solution contains sulfate ions using barium chloride, The presence of a white precipitate of barium sulfate shows the presence of sulfate ions in the solution.
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Phenolphthalein is used for...
Titrations. It changes from pink in alkali to colourless in acid.
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You can test to see if a solution contains chloride ions, bromide ions or iodide ions using silver nitrate solution

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Testing for halide ions

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White precipitate

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Cream precipitate

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Yellow Precipitate

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