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In Your Write-up
In this experiment, you will use qualitative analysis to identify the cations in known and unknown samples. By observing the reactions of known cation samples, you will construct a logical flow chart for identifying the components of a mixture of unknown cations. This experiment also illustrates a practical application for the theory of solubility equilibria, a topic covered later on in Chem 3 and 5.
1. What ions are present in my test tube?
2. What ions are in solution?
3. What is the precipitate?
4. What do I expect to happen as I add the next reagent?
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