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2505 Hydrates PreLab

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    EXPERIMENT 2505: HYDRATES

    PRELAB ASSIGNMENT

    1. 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.

    1. The chemical formula for Epsom salt is MgSO47H2O. What is the IUPAC name for Epsom salt? Calculate the percent water of hydration.

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