Thurs. Feb 27, 2014
Chemistry groups began the process of figuring out the empirical formula of Zinc Chloride today. Groups started with a known amount of solid zinc, and then reacted it with hydrochloric acid. The reaction was then placed on a hot plate until the liquid was boiled away. The solid zinc chloride remains in the beaker. Groups will finalize the drying and check the mass of the product tomorrow.