The chemical formula for potassium chloride is KCl. It is an ionic compound formed by the transfer of electrons between the atoms of potassium and chlorine. It is white crystalline solid at room temperature. More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations

The biggest use for potassium chloride is in making commercial fertilizer, but it is also used by the pharmaceutical industry, in food and in other industrial uses. Transparency Market Research states that the worldwide ... More » Science Chemistry

The molar mass of potassium chloride is 74.55 g/mol. Potassium has molar mass 39.10 g/mol and chlorine has molar mass 35.45 g/mol. The potassium cation has one proton and the chloride anion has one electron, giving potas... More » Science Chemistry
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The melting point of potassium chloride, or KCl, is 1,419.8 degrees Fahrenheit, or 771 degrees Celsius. Potassium chloride boils at 2,732 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1,500 degrees Celsius. The white, granular powder is odorle... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

The formula for potassium nitride is K3N. A nitride is a chemical compound formed by nitrogen and another element of lower electronegativity. Electronegativity refers to the amount of valence electrons a given element ha... More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations

The chemical combination of ammonium chloride and sodium hydroxide results in the formation water, ammonia and sodium chloride. The reaction is represented by the equation NH4Cl + NaOH — H2O + NaCl + NH3. More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations

Hypotonic solutions include 0.45 percent sodium chloride and 0.33 percent sodium chloride. A 5 percent solution of dextrose in water is an isotonic solution, but it behaves as a hypotonic solution in the body following d... More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations