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What change will happen when copper sulphate is heated?


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May 12, 2012 6:34AM

Copper sulphate (anhydrous) has a very high energy bond, hence it has no reaction. Anhydrous copper sulphate is white in color. If you heat hydrated copper sulphate (blue in color) the water will evaporate, leaving the white anhydrous copper sulphate behind. CuSO4 (aqueous) > CuSO4 (s) + H2O