Give the chemical formulas for four possible salts

  • #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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  • #2
would possibilities be
K2Cr2O7
HCN
Na2CO3
PO3-4
 
  • #3
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Nope.

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

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