Separation Methods - Red Orange Yellow Dye present Yes Yes...

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Separation Methods Eric Ly September 25, 2007 Lab section: H
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Purpose: The purpose of this experiment is to use two common laboratory methods to see how mixtures can be separated based on physical properties. Paper chromatography will be used to separate the dye colors from M&M candy to see which colors contain yellow #5. Gravimetric separation will be used to separate salt and sand from a mixture. Procedure: In my composition book pages 4-6 Data table: see attachments Calculations: Summary of Results: Mass of Mixture 2.04g Mass of Salt .77 g Mass of Sand 1.20g % salt in Mixture 37.75% % sand in Mixture 58.82% Green Yellow Blue
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Unformatted text preview: Red Orange Yellow Dye present Yes Yes No No Yes Conclusion: The purposes of the experiments were achieved. My partner and I were successfully able to separate the salt and sand mixture and did pretty well in getting close to the amount we started with. One possible source of error could be us measuring wrong, another could be we didnt do a good enough job in getting all of the sand off the glass stirrer and the beaker it was in. With the paper chromatography I did alright except some of the colors came up really light so it was hard to see, so that could be one source of error....
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