my tongue was slightly in my cheek when I posted, as I hope you realise Gerald, but the fuller explanation it has prompted is invaluable to me as someone who stopped studying chemistry in 1974
I did get that but thought a fuller explanation was needed. Sometimes you can take shortcuts but in the case of metaborate preparation you really need to weight things out. Have a wonderful holidays. Jerry
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