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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.

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

Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid
Concentrated Nitric Acid

Calcium Chloride Granules
Sodium Chloride
Aluminium Selenide
Sodium Hydroxide

Please note: no sulphuric acid.

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