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Unformatted text preview: the techniques of centrifuge, filtering, and evaporation can be used to separate the components. As a precaution to ensure that solid was fully recovered during the experiment, the gelatinous compounds in reactions one and two were initially centrifuged then filtered twice to obtain as much of the solid as possible. For the third reaction, the products were simply filtered twice to ensure maximum separation. Possible errors during the experiment include not obtaining a correct amount of each sample. When isolating a solid, it can be difficult to obtain the full sample. At times, the solid can be left over in a test tube and can even travel through the filter. Also, it is difficult to weigh the mass of an isolated compound because it is gelatinous....
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- Spring '06