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Garima Singh , asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 6/10/13

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in the fountain experiment to demonstrate the high solubility of HCl gas in water, dry HCl gas is filled in the round bottom flask.

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Pushkar ,Meritnation Expert added an answer
Answered on 9/10/13

When the HCl gas dissolves, water is sucked up to create a fountain, this creates a lot of vaccum which may lead to imploding of the flask. In R.B the pressure is equally distributed and hence is safer to conduct the exptt.  

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