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Unformatted text preview: unknown liquid using the Dumas method. This was achieved when Unknown # 1 was put through the Dumas method and the molecular weight was determined. Some sources of error could include not measuring the weight of the various liquids correctly. Another source of error could include not waiting till all stream of steam stopped coming from the pin hole in the aluminum since it was hard to see with the steam coming from the boiling water itself. Also in calculating the exact volume of the flask mistakes could have been made in either the calculations or in getting the exact temperature....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course CHEMISTRYL 110 taught by Professor Kapoor during the Fall '08 term at Quinnipiac.
- Fall '08