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1) which compounds are present in the unknowns for today's lab? Draw structures and circle any functional groups

that can be changed in order to increase the water solubility of a compound.

2) choose the most acidic compound you drew above and provide a mechanism for its conversion into a water soluble compound. Include a reasonable base and show all electron movement using appropriate arrows.

It is a lab separation of mixtures by acid base extraction .we receive 30 ml unknown mixture which contains of the following

Three compound dissolved in dichloromethane: benzoic acid, ethyl 4 _ aminobenzoate, 1 ,4 _ dimethoxybenzene

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