How will you test sulphate ion present in a given salt? Is the product formed soluable in conc HCl? Write the chemical equation involved

Asked by Jaydip | 31st May, 2017, 09:49: AM

Expert Answer:

Test for sulphate ion present in a given salt:
Add barium chloride solution. If white precipitate is formed, presence of SO42- ion is confirmed. The product formed is soluble in concentrated HCl.
SO42- + BaCl2(aq) → BaSO4(s) + 2Cl-(aq)
                            white ppt.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 31st May, 2017, 10:14: AM