Syllabus Objectives – Salts Preparation

Self Assessment Checklist

Salts I can do this!
(a) Describe the general rules of solubility for common salts to include nitrates, chlorides (including silver and lead), sulfates (including barium, calcium and lead), carbonates, hydroxides, Group I cations and ammonium salts  
(b) Suggest a method of preparing a given salt from suitable starting materials, given appropriate information.  
(c) Describe the techniques used in the preparation, separation and purification of salts. The methods for preparation include precipitation and titration together with reactions of acids with metals, insoluble bases and insoluble carbonates.