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Reaction between sodium thiosulphate and hydrochloric acid

             I am going to investigate how a change in concentration affects the reaction rate between Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric acid. The chemical equation for the experiment is as below;
             Na2S2O3 + 2HCl 2NaCl + H2O + S + SO2
             Ø When pouring the acid, make sure it is done above eye level. Hydrochloric acid is also an irritant, so goggles could be used.
             Ø Always wash your hands after doing an experiment, especially ones with irritant.
             Ø The reaction gives off Sulphur Dioxide, which is a highly acidic gas, so as soon as the reaction has finishes, it all needs to be washed down the sink with plenty of water.
             Ø Two small 100cm3 beakers, for the Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric acid
             Ø A small 100cm3 conical flask to mix the fluids in
             Ø A small conical flask that has a capacity of 35cm3
             Ø A piece of lined paper, to judge when the reaction has finished
             Ø A stop-clock to determine the duration of the reaction
             Ø A calculator to work out the average reaction rate
             Ø A total of 280cm3 Sodium Thiosulphate
             Ø A total of 80cm3 Hydrochloric acid
             A pilot study was conducted to see if the reaction being investigated actually worked, and if the amounts and concentrations were effective. The results were as follows;
             Vol. Of Thiosulphate Vol. of acid (cm3 Vol. Of water (cm3) Time 1 (s) Time 2 (s) Time 3 (s) Average (s) Rate (s-1)
             From these results, I can determine whether the experiment was a success and whether I can learn from my mistakes. All decimals have been rounded up or down to the nearest whole number.
             To make the experiment fair, there was only one va

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