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 Form 2 Chemistry questions and answers on salts

You are provided with solid potassium hydrogen carbonate. Describe how a solid sample of potassium nitrate can be prepared.

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Measure a certain volume of dilute nitric(V) acid and place it in a beaker; Add potassium hydrogen carbonate little by little as the mixture is stirred until effervescence stops Evaporate the solution to saturation and allow to cool
for crystals to form; Dry the crystals in between filter papers.