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Dissolving sodium carbonate

  1. Mar 18, 2008 #1
    for my titration at school i need to create a sodium carbonate solution

    do i need to heat up the water or can i dissolve the sodium carbonate with simply stirring?

    help would be much appreciated
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  3. Mar 18, 2008 #2


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    Do you study solubility guidelines in your Chemistry course? Where can you find these trends listed or discussed in your learning materials? Would you try to look for solubility information on sodium carbonate in a handbook?
  4. Mar 20, 2008 #3
    Even if the procedure would allow you to heat (but it's not the case) you don't need it because Na2CO3 is very water soluble.
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    Depending on concentration, I would recommend ~30 minutes stirring.
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