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Synthesis of Metal Oxalate CompoundsREBECCA FORLOINELAB PARTNER: NIYATIMARCH 31, 2015Having read the Georgia Institute of Technology Academic Honor code, I understand and accept my responsibility as a member of the Georgia Tech Community to uphold the Academic Honor Code at all times. In addition, I understand my options for reporting honor violations as detailed in the code.
Data and ResultsA.Data Tables and Plotsa.Table 1. Synthesis of a Metal OxalateMass (g)Molar Mass(g/mol)Moles of Reactant (mol)Actual Mass of Product (g)TheoreticalMass (g)Percent Yield (%)FeCl3*6H2O1.600270.320.0059192.7552.90894.74K2C2O4*H2O6.500184.240.03528b.Observations of Synthetic Reactioni.A soft, green, powdery crystal formed when the two solutions were mixed. B.Sample Calculationsa.Limiting reagent of synthesis reactioni.1.600g1∗1mol270.32g=0.005919mol FeC l3∗6H2Oii.6.500g1∗1mol184.24g=0.03528mol K2C2O4∗H2O∗1mol3mol=0.01176moliii.Therefore, FeCl3 * 6H2O is the limiting reactantb.Theoretical yield of synthesis reactioni.