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Preparing an insoluble salt

Description

In this experiment, two soluble metal salts react with each other to form one soluble salt and one insoluble salt.

Credits

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This is an experiment from the Practical Chemistry project, developed by the Nuffield Foundation and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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Apparatus Chemicals

Eye protection: goggles

Each working group requires:

Test-tubes (100 x 16 mm), 2

Rubber stopper to fit test-tube

Beakers (100 cm3), 2

Teat pipette

Glass rod (15 cm)

Measuring cylinder (25 cm3)

Wash bottle with purified (distilled or deionised) water

Filter funnel (65 mm diameter)

Filter paper

Bunsen burner

Tripod

Gauze

Heat resistant mat

Centrifuge (Note 1)

Lead(II) nitrate solution, 1 M (TOXIC, DANGEROUS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT),
 5 cm3 (in a small bottle)

Sodium chloride solution, 2 M, 10 cm3 (in a small bottle)

Refer to Health & Safety and Technical notes section below for additional information.

 









In this experiment, two soluble metal salts react with each other to form one soluble salt and one insoluble salt.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is a resource from the Practical Chemistry project, developed by the Nuffield Foundation and the Royal Society of Chemistry. This collection of over 200 practical activities demonstrates a wide range of chemical concepts and processes. Each activity contains comprehensive information for teachers and technicians, including full technical notes and step-by-step procedures. Practical Chemistry activities accompany Practical Physics and Practical Biology.