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I have two questions regarding a lab I am doing for analytical chemistry.

I have produced this

graph (Amaranth in BLUE, Tartrazine in ORANGE).

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The question is "using the plot you have created (above), explain why Tartrazine is the Analyte and Amaranth is the interference. Why is the converse not true"

Additionally, using this graph I have created,

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The question then asks "using the calibration curves you created, does beer's law apply to this system?"

Thank you very much and I would appreciate a thorough answer

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Tartarazine is the analyte and amaranth is the interference because change in absorbance of some... View the full answer

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