Unformatted text preview: aspirin 4. recrystallization yield (%) 5. color of FeCl 3 analysis Q&A 1. H + plays a catalytic role in the synthesis of aspirin from salicylic acid by (A) increasing the nucleophilicity of salicylic acid (B) reducing the nucleophilicity of salicylic acid (C) increasing the electrophilicity of acetic anhydride (D) decreasing the electrophilicity of acetic anhydride 2. What happens when pure acetyl salicylic acid is combined with an aqueous FeCl 3 solution? (A) it turns purple (B) it reacts with the phenol group (C) it turns brown (D) no observable reaction...
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- Fall '07
- Organic chemistry, Carboxylic acid, Salicylic acid, Acetic anhydride