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Homework Help: Give the chemical formulas for four possible salts

  1. Jun 29, 2016 #1
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    Lets say you were given an unknown which contains two salts, and your results give you evidence that potassium phosphate, ammonium, and carbonate ions are all present. What are four possible salts that could be your unknown?
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  3. Jun 29, 2016 #2
    would possibilities be
  4. Jun 29, 2016 #3


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    Salt contains a cation and an anion. You have two cations and two anions. In how many ways can you combine them?
  5. Jul 5, 2016 #4
    Thanks for clearing things up, appreciate it!
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