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Measurements of Mass and Volume; Density (Lab #1) Jesse LaSalle TA: James Martin Experiment Completed: September 20, 2007 Lab Report Submitted: September 27, 2007
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I) Purpose : The purpose of the experiment was to learn and practice techniques for using a top- loading balance, an analytical balance, a buret and a pipet in order to determine a liquid’s density. II) Procedure : Casey, J. and R. Tatz (2008). Measurements of Mass and Volume; Density. General Chemistry Laboratory Experiments , Hayden McNeil. Vol.1: 1-10. III) Data : (See attached sheet #1.) IV) Calculations : (See attached sheet #2.) V) Error analysis/Conclusion : There were several possible sources of error when conducting this experiment. In part C of the experiment, my measurements for the empty beaker’s mass were different by more than a tenth of a gram. This could be explained by a minute amount of water left behind after rinsing the beaker. Also, the measurement of the volume of the unknown may not have been exact in
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This lab report was uploaded on 02/25/2008 for the course CHEM 121 taught by Professor Wyzlouzil during the Fall '07 term at Ohio State.

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