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Based on Table F, which 10.-gram sample, when thoroughly mixed with 1 liter of water at room tempera

NY Regents Chemistry Exam June 2022


13 Based on Table F, which 10.-gram sample, when thoroughly mixed with 1 liter of water at room temperature, forms a heterogeneous mixture?

(1) ammonium chloride, NH4Cl

(2) potassium iodide, KI (3) silver bromide, AgBr (4) sodium nitrate, NaNO3


Explanation: Table F on the Reference Table is a solubility table. A compound that is soluble will dissolve in water forming homogeneous mixture. A compound that is insoluble will not be able to dissolve in water and a heterogeneous mixture will be formed. Therefore, we are looking for something that is insoluble. If we look at AgBr, we see that Br- is soluble UNLESS it is combined with Ag^+, Pb^2+, or Hg2^2+


Answer: 3


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