Identifying Unknown Substances
by Eve Emz
(Brisbane, QLD, Australia)
Photo Credit: Rockey's Photography
If you were given minute samples of 5 identical looking white powders and 5 clear liquids, what sort of basic lab tests could one run to distinguish and indentify them? E.g, pH test, flame test...what else?
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