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Do solvated electrons short circuit the electrolysis of liquid ammonia

Solvated electrons do not always short-circuit the electrolytic process. In some processes the solvated electrons accumulate in the ammoniacal medium instead, particularly if the anode which supplies ...
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Naming and structure of PtCl4.2HCl (complex/coordination compound)

Neither $\ce{H2PtCl6}$ nor $\ce{PtCl4•2HCl}$ is strictly correct. As explained by Nilay Ghosh, only $\ce{(H3O)2PtCl6}$ (typically with additiinal water of hydration) is known in practice, for the ...
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Hydrogen Peroxide 60% Dilution

Send the peroxide for destruction! You are clearly not equipped for this with either competence or actual equipment. You cannot store this safely in your home. It autodecomposes and the stronger and ...
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Solubility of hydrogen

If hydrogen $\ce{H2}$ is an end product in solution, it will soon produce gas bubbles, as the solubility of hydrogen is low : $\pu{1.5 10^{-4}}$ g in $100$ mL at room temperature. This is not affected ...
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Why doesn't sodium bicarbonate dissolved in water spontaneously effervesce when carbonic acid does?

When sodium bicarbonate is dissolved in water, it produces $\ce{HCO3-}$ ions. These $\ce{HCO3-}$ ions can react with acidic ions in water, and produce some $\ce{CO2}$, as described in your question. ...
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