This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
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....
View Full Document
- Fall '08