chem in everyday life - Kris Kelly Chemicals in Everyday...

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Kris Kelly Chemicals in Everyday Life CHEM 121L 11/6/07 Introduction/Background: Using chemicals that the average person can find around their home, several tests will be administered to be determined what exactly is in these household chemicals. Distilled water will be used in place of tap water for many reactions because tap water contains chloride ions and may corrupt the experiment. At the end of the lab, numerous tests will be done on an unknown solid to determine what ion it contains. Key Data: 1. Turned red litmus light blue 2. Faster reaction, darker blue 3. No reaction 4. Rapid reaction, dark purple 5. Yes 6. Dark blue, strong ammonia smell 7. Rapid, violent bubbling 8. Rapid, violent bubbling 9. Yes 10. White foamy liquid with pungent stinging odor 11. H SO (l) + 2NaCl 2HCl + Na SO 12. White precipitate and liquid 13. To prevent addition of extra chloride ions usually found in tap water 14. Yes 15. Bright yellow flame 16. White crystalline structure, but no definite chemical reaction
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course CHEM 122 taught by Professor Klein during the Spring '08 term at Christopher Newport University.

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