SPM Chemistry Form 4 Notes – Salts (Part 1)

by BerryBerryTeacher

in Berry Reference (Notes)

Salts is a continuity chapter from the Acids and Bases in SPM Chemistry Form 4 Notes.  Salts  are ionic compound that formed from the neutralisation from an acid and bases. There are many variety of salts can be formed and present in an ionic compound.  So in this Part 1 post, Berry Berry Easy would like to introduce you with  the used of salts in many production field.

Salts

Salts

SPM Chemistry Form 4 Notes – Salts (Part 1)

Uses of Salt

Uses Examples
Agriculture Ammonium sulphate, (NH4)2SO4; ammonium nitrate, NH4NO3
Chemical Sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl; tin(II) fluorite, SnF4; silver bromide, AgBr
Medical Potassium manganate(VII); barium sulphate, BaSO4
Food Sodium benzoate, C6H5COONa; sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3; monosodium glutamate

Solubility of Salt

Salt Solubility in water
Carbonate salts Insoluble except sodium carbonate, potassium carbonate, ammonium carbonate
Sodium, potassium and ammonium salts Soluble
Nitrate salts Soluble
Sulphate salts Soluble except lead(II) sulphate, barium sulphate, calcium sulphate
Chloride salts Soluble except lead(II) chloride, silver chloride, mercury(I) chloride

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