Fire Water Answered
I am doing an experiment called Fire Water for my chemistry class in a couple weeks. I've been trying to find a chemical equation for this so I can better explain the combustion reaction that is occurring. Does anyone have an equation? Also, I've been trying to figure out what the diethyl ether does, so that the potassium catches fire rather than fizzing away. If anyone has any solutions, they would be much appreciated. Thanks!
The reaction that I'll be performing: