How Hard is Your Tap Water?
Students use conductometric titration and gravimetry to determine how much calcium carbonate is in a sample of tap water.
This lab is an introduction to methodological comparisons. Percent error is calculated for both gravimetry and titration. Samples of tap water from various locales are concentrated and analyzed for calcium content.PreviewDownload
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|1.4||SPQ-1.A; SPQ-2.A; TRA-1.C; SPQ-3.C; SPQ-4.A|
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