AspirinLAB - a. Titrate your dry aspirin with a...

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Applying the Concept of a Limiting Reactant to the Synthesis of Aspirin Joe Gotschall 2470911 Section 10 Purpose: Determine the most cost-effective limiting reactant, for the syntheses of aspirin. Synthesize aspirin and determine its degree of purity. Outline 1. Synthesis of Aspirin a. Prepare a boiling water bath large enough to hold the Erlenmeyer flask that will serve as your reaction vessel. b. Using the procedure recommended by your lab instructor weight the amount of salicylic acid you calculated in the Pre-lab. 2. Determination of purity
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Unformatted text preview: a. Titrate your dry aspirin with a standardized sodium hydroxide solution. 3. Clean up and disposal a. Dispose of aspirin and filtrate into the collection containers provided by your lab instructor. b. Wash you hands. Discussion We just really synthesized the aspirin and eventually found the mass of the aspirin, and then calculated the mass % yield and the purity of the aspirin. We decided that the Salicylic Acid was contaminated in our conclusion and the mass of the aspirin to be .04 g/mol....
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