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    ok guys,
    do you have any idea why crystals are washed with water before recrystallisation??

    any contribution, greatly appreciated..
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    ok guys,
    do you have any idea why crystals are washed with water before recrystallisation??

    any contribution, greatly appreciated..
    To remove unwanted reactants...

    Say you have made the crystals by reacting sulphuric acid with zinc, you would wash to remove traces of sulphuric acid excess.
 
 
 
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