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Unformatted text preview: chemical was used in the place of a radical initiator? 4. (2 pts.) Give observations about the physical properties of polystyrene. 5. (5 pts.) A separatory funnel was used after the first step (the hydrolysis reaction) in the synthesis of silly putty. Describe what was in the separatory funnel and the purpose of using it. 6. (6 pts.) Give observations from the following steps in the preparation of silly putty. Rxn 1: Dichloromethane + H 2 O (hydrolysis reaction) 3 Rxn 2: Silicone oil + 5% Boric acid Silly Putty Product:...
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- Spring '10
- Polymer, Chemical reaction, Lab Partner, Boric acid, Polydimethylsiloxane, Silly Putty