A Summary Of Bayer Aspirin

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As a result of the calculations made above the concentration of the pure ASA in the 10.0mL of NaOH in mg/mL, based on the Beer’s Law plot found in figure 1.0 was 0.0978mg/mL. Presumably, the mass (in mg) of pure ASA based on the two consecutive dilutions was approximately 97.8 mg this value is unsuccessfully proven to match the associated theoretical value due to the overall percent yield, which will be discussed further. Also, according to the same calculations made in calculation #1, the calculated mass for Bayer Aspirin was inaccurate as the calculated value was less than what was said by the company. In other words, the Bayer Aspirin did not contain 325mg of ASA, instead it actually contained 283mg. The percent purity of ASA was calculated to be 65.0 % and based on the reaction table, the limiting reagent was salicylic acid and manipulations were made with the actual and theoretical yield which gave an overall percent yield of 53.4%. Furthermore, since this value is less that 100%, it is considered to be a small percentage yield, this is an indication that the actual yield was less than the theoretical yield. The reason for such a small value can include the incompletion and/or loss of sample during each part of the experiment.
Beer’s law was involved in the calculations in order to solve for the concentration of the pure ASA when using the absorbance reading of the prepared ASA in table 3. This method was helpful in terms of solving for the unknown concentration in

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