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Precipitation of Ba2+ and Ca2+

Solid Na2SO4 is added to a solution that contains 0.150 M Ba 2+ and 0.0800 M Ca2+. Which sulfate precipitates first, BaSO4 or CaSO4? What calculations would porve this? What should be the concentration of sulfate ion for the best separation?

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It investigates the Precipitation of Ba2+ and Ca2+ sulfates.