EXPERIMENT 2505: HYDRATES
- A student trying to determine if a white solid is a true hydrate heats the sample and finds that there is evolution of water, that the residue obtained is soluble in water and that the solution is colorless. Is this a true hydrate? Explain.
- The chemical formula for Epsom salt is MgSO4•7H2O. What is the IUPAC name for Epsom salt? Calculate the percent water of hydration.