Unknown Hydrate Lab Report

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The goal of this experiment is to find out what is the identity of the unknown hydrate? To answer this question first, we should know what a hydrate, and how to identify a hydrate using the law of constant proportions. A hydrate is a pure substance because it contains water molecules embedded in its crystal structure that does not vary. By heating the unknown hydrate, we can calculate the mass of the hydrated, and the percentage of water in the hydrate. To begin this, experiment our group start to weigh three difference empty test tube to get their mass before we put any unknown salt in so we don’t make a calculated mistake. Zeroing the balance with the beaker inside, we put the test tube in the beaker to calculate the unknown hydrate mass.

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