Gas chromatography uses the evaporation of a sample to separate the different

Gas chromatography uses the evaporation of a sample

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Gas chromatography uses the evaporation of a sample to separate the different components of the sample. These components are separated by their physical properties which result in their boiling points. The different times of reaching the end of a gas chromatography process helps to identify different compounds. Gas chromatography is used to identify compounds by separating them based on their intermolecular forces. 3. Briefly describe the theory of distillation and describe some of its practical applications. Distillation isolates a specific compound based on its boiling point. Distillation is used to purify a compound by boiling the compound out of surrounding impurities, or boiling the impurities out of the compound. Some practical applications of distillation include separating all the different compounds in crude oil, purifying water, and isolating ethanol in alcohol production. 4.List three safety concerns you must keep in mind when performing a distillation.
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5.List five structural characteristics that directly affect the boiling point of a compound. Rank them in order of most important to least important Consider the structures in Question 1 for inspiration.Length of Hydrocarbons (weight of molecule)Hydrogen BondingDipole-dipole interactionsDispersion forcesSymmetry of molecule
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