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  1. #1 flame test *urgent help needed!!!!* 
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    when you burn carbonates is it the metal or the carbon that makes the colour? please tell me if i need to be more specific[/b]


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    the colour you get depends on the metal present in the carbonate


    everything is mathematical.
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    please tell me if i need to be more specific
    yes, what's the metal compound? or what metal-carbonate compound is it?

    the colour you get depends on the metal present in the carbonate
    e.g. Sodium Carbonate-Yellow
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