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Measuring the Melting Points of Compounds and Mixtures

Overview Our unknown for this experiment was #4. The experiment had two different sections with different goals in each.  In the first part, we measured the melting points of benzoic acid and mandelic acid, as well as different mixtures of these.  The mixtures were: 80% benzoic with 20% mandelic, 60% benzoic with 40% mandelic, 40% benzoic with 60% mandelic, and 20% benzoic with 80% mandelic.  This was done to obtain information about the eutectic composition and temperature.  In the second […]