nitration report sk - Sam Keath CHEM 2642L-265 09/20/10...

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Sam Keath CHEM 2642L-265 09/20/10 NITRATION REPORT REACTION EQUATION: REACTION TABLE: formula MW (g/ mol) mL g mol LR 1 T. yield (g) Literatur e m.p./b.p. ( o C) Methyl benzoate C 6 H 5 COOCH 3 136.15 2.0 2.1674 0.0147 yes n/a -12.5 °C / 199.6 °C Nitric acid H NO3 63.012 1.25 1.8911 0.0300 no n/a -42 °C / 83 °C Methyl m- Nitrobenzoate C 6 H 5 COOCH 3 NO2 182.16 n/a 1.3142 0.007215 n/a 2.6448 78 °C 1 limiting reactant (yes, no) Calcs for LR Mol of Nitric acid HNO3 density = 1.5129 g/mL 63.012 g/mol = 0.01587 mol/g 0.01587 mol/g * 1.5129 g/mL = 0.024 mol/mL 0.024 mol/mL * 1.25 mL = 0.0300 mol HNO3 Mol of methyl benzoate Methyl benzoate density = 1.0837 g/mL 136.15 g/mol = 0.00735 mol/g 0.00735 mol/g * 1.0837 g/mL = 0.00799 mol/mL
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0.00799 mol/mL * 2.0 mL = 0.01593039 mol C 6 H 5 COOCH 3 the limiting reactant RESULTS Exptl m.p. ( o C) Lit. m.p. ( o C) Lit. source Yield a (g) Appearanc e % Yield Methyl m- Nitrobenzoat e Crude m.p. #1 66C – 71C Crude m.p. #2 68C – 72C 78 Nomura, G. 1.3142 White powder 50% % percent yield calculations
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