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Crystallization; Decolorization; Identification of an Unknown using Mel-Temp

The purpose of this experiment was to develop new laboratory techniques and apply them by purifying and identifying an unknown. Table 1: Reagents in the Experiment Compound Ethanol Acetone Toluene Other Designation Grain Alcohol Dimethylformaldehyde Methylbenzene Compound Class Non-Polar Polar Covalent Polar Covalent Lewis Structure Boiling Point 78 degrees Celcius 56 degrees Celcius 110.6 degrees Celcius Melting Point -114.1 degrees Celcius -95 degrees Celcius -95 degrees Celcius Specific Gravity 0.79 g/cm3 0.79  g/cm3 0.86 g/cm3 Water Solubility Miscible Complete Insoluble […]