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    Diagram of how to prepare dry hydrogen selenide

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    The density of hydrogen selenide at STP is 3.61 g litre^-1. Draw a diagram of how to prepare a jar of dry hydrogen selenide, from the reaction between aluminium selenide with water using a selection of the following equipment and materials. You should assume that the equipment may be clamped in any position. Include a brief description of how the arrangement achieves the desired result.

    Equipment:
    Round bottomed flask
    Addition funnel
    Wash bottle
    Funnel
    Porcelain boat
    Side Arm connector
    Bent glass tube
    Gas jar
    U tube
    Straight glass tube

    Liquids:
    Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid
    Concentrated Nitric Acid
    Water

    Solids:
    Calcium Chloride Granules
    Sodium Chloride
    Aluminium Selenide
    Sodium Hydroxide

    Please note: no sulphuric acid.

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    The solution provides a few concise ideas on how to prepare a jar of dry hydrogen selenide from the reaction between aluminium selenide with water and the given equipment. It also attaches an accompanying illustrative diagram and extra explanation attached.

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