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If sodium chloride (table salt) is melted and then subjected to an electric current

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9781439049402 | Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste ISBN: 9781439049402 426

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Problem 62

If sodium chloride (table salt) is melted and then subjected to an electric current, elemental gas is produced, along with sodium metal.

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Demonstration: 2H2 Hydrogen (g) + O2 Oxygen (g) →2 H2O (g) + Energy He (g) + O2 (g) → No Reaction  From a reaction you can learn: o Nomenclature o Stoichiometry o Physical change vs chemical change o Energy  This reaction is what is used to propel a rocket out of the earth’s atmosphere Classification of Matter  Matter: o Substances­ elements or compounds via chemical reactions o Mixtures Elements  The most basic units of matter  Elements are substances composed of only one type of atoms  Cannot be broken down into smaller units by chemical means  Things found on periodic table  Examples: o Sodium (Na) o Iron (Fe) o Dihydrog

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
Edition: 7
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
ISBN: 9781439049402

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