Isolation of Natural Products

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- Answer in 1-2 sentences each (Procedure of lab is attached)

-Answers must be original, turned into turnitin.com

Q1: If each bag of Lipton black tea contains 55 mg of caffeine, what is the maximum amount of caffeine that you could extract? - assume that all caffeine is extracted into the initial hot water.

Q2: What is the maximum caffeine extracted using our procedure if the Kd for caffeine is 7.2? Explain why the amount increases or decreases.

Q3: It is often quite difficult to precisely determine the mass of pure caffeine recovered. What are 2-3 potential sources of error? Is it possible to improve the accuracy using our equipment? - yes or no and explain your thinking.


Tutor Answer

Dr_Schrodinger
School: Rice University

Here you go buddy.

Q1: maximum amount of caffeine that could be extracted
Q2: maximum caffeine extracted using our procedure if the Kd for caffeine is 7.2? Explain
why the amount increases or decreases.
Q3: Potential sources of error? Is it possible to imp...

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Anonymous
Excellent job

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