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Sodium Acetate Trihydrate or Sodium Acetate ANHYDROUS Answered

I am dying to try the hot ice experiment but i was wondering witch of these 2 chemicals is the write one ??? Sodium Acetate Trihydrate or Sodium Acetate ANHYDROUS . Any help would be great. thanks

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westfw (author)2008-05-07

Just follow the instructions, I think.

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westfw (author)2008-05-04

The trihydrate. When you heat it, it dissolves in its self-contained water, which is what gives you the effect you want...

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vince086 (author)westfw2008-05-07

"it dissolves in its self-contained water" ???? does that make any difference or do I just follow the instructions to make hot ice ? Thanks for the answer

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