Learning Objectives - SUSB-052


After completing this exercise, you should be able to:

  • weigh by difference
  • conduct a controlled thermal decomposition in which a gaseous product is evolved
  • determine when such a thermal reaction is complete
  • relate the weight loss of the sample to the stoichiometry of the underlying reaction
  • use thermal decomposition to determine the composition of a binary mixture


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