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The question is:Benzyl alcohol (bp 205 degrees C) was selected by a student to crystallize fluorenol (mp 153-154 degrees C) because the solubility characteristics of this solvent are appropriate. However, this solvent is not a good choice. Explain. I want to say it’s because the boiling point is too high but I can’t think about how to expand that answer or even if it’s correct.  Thanks for the help!

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Benzyl alcohol (bp 205 degrees C) was selected by a student to crystallize fluorenol (mp 153-154 degrees C) because the solubility characteristics of this solvent are appropriate. However, this solvent is not a good choice. Explain.

 

I want to say it’s because the boiling point is too high but I can’t think about how to expand that answer or even if it’s correct. 

 

Thanks for the help! 

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The boiling point of benzyl alcohol is 205 oC.

Melting point ...

Benzyl alcohol is not a good solvent for cry stalling fluorenolbecause it boils at a higher
temperature than the melting point of the solute.
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Benzyl alcohol is not a good solvent for cry stalling fluorenolbecause it boils at a higher temperature than the melting point of the solute.

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