Chem II - Dear Friend I am writing to you because I have something so splendiferous to share with you I just completed an exhilarating lab

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Dear Friend, I am writing to you because I have something so splendiferous to share with you. I just completed an exhilarating lab concerning hard water and soft water. Did you know that hard water can actually cause your electric bill to rise to a much higher level? I know it’s crazy—but it’s oh so true. Let me explain hard water to you first. We both know that tap water is hardly pure. The majority of tap water contains mineral salts mostly of calcium and magnesium. If water has a very large conglomerate of these minerals, it is considered hard. If water has little to no straggles, then it is considered soft water. The calcium and the magnesium in the hard tap water can bind to soap and make the soap unable to dissolve, causing nasty soap scum! Also, when the hard tap water is flowing through heated pipes, the pipes can over time become very crusty! Have you now become an dubious inquirer on your water supply? If so, there are many little tests you can do throughout your home to see if you might have a
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course CHM 2046 taught by Professor Dixon during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Chem II - Dear Friend I am writing to you because I have something so splendiferous to share with you I just completed an exhilarating lab

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