JamesonB_Exp3

JamesonB_Exp3 - I. Paper Chromatography: A M&Ms True...

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I. Date Performed: 2/3/11 Name: Breanna Jameson Date Submitted: 2/9/11 Chemistry 1045L-35 Tong Chen II. Purpose Chromatography is used to separate components in a mixture. Paper chromatography separates inks and other dyes and allows for the identification of those specific components. In this experiment chromatography is used to identify the food color dyes that the Mars Company uses to color the M&M’s shells.
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III. Procedure Dillon, Stephanie. “Paper Chromatography: A M&M’s True Color.” CHM1045L Online Manual . Fall 2006. 3 February 2011. < http://www.chem.fsu,edu/chemlab/chm1045lmanual/density/index.html >. IV. Data Solvent traveled 5.91 cm
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Dye components R f Blue dye 0.9949 blue dye's red component 0.8782 Green dye’s blue component 0.9848 green dye's yellow component 0.8477 Red dye 0.9509 red dye's pink component 0.8003 Yellow dye 0.8680 R f 0.7800 0.8443 0.7986 0.8206 0.9865 0.8816 V. Calculations R f = Distance Compound Traveled Distance Solvent Moved Example calculation: R f of yellow dye = 5.13 cm 5.91 cm = 0.8680 R f of blue M&M = 5.83 cm 5.91 cm = 0.9865
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VI. Conclusion
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