• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

To identify these chemicals I will carry out two types of test: Flame test and chemical test.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Problem: you are provided with 3 unknown chemicals which are labelled A, B, C, D and E. Carry out appropriate test to identify the chemicals. Method: to identify these chemicals I will carry out two types of test: Flame test and chemical test. ...read more.

Middle

* When I was not using the Bunsen burner, I put it on safety flame * I also used small amounts of acid and have a safety mat Test for cat ion: Chemical Flame colour Cat ion A Yellow Na+ B Lilac K+ C Green Cu2+ Test for an ion: Substance Test observation Sodium chloride Add Dilute hydrochloric acid It fizzes and ...read more.

Conclusion

This is called a qualitative analysis. In industry, it is also very important to know how much of the chemical is present. The difference between my tests and the tests carried out in the industry is that they find the amount as well as the type of chemical. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Physical Chemistry section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Physical Chemistry essays

  1. Test for reducing sugars (Benedict's Test)

    Animal fats (e.g. butter) are saturated fats . 2. Vegetable oils and fish oils are unsaturated fats . Dangers of saturated fats in your diet ..... Saturated fats in the blood can be readily converted into cholesterol . High level of blood cholesterol would lead to the deposition of cholesterol on the inner walls of blood vessels .

  2. Qualitative test- flame tests

    Results My results were: � The colour of test compound A was golden yellow which means the metal is sodium � The colour of test compound B was intense red which means the metal is Lithium. � The colour of test compound C was lilac which means the metal is Potassium.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work