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Steven S. Zumdahl + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305957404

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Steven S. Zumdahl + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305957404
Textbook Problem

What is wrong with the following statement? "The results of the experiment do not agree with the theory. Something must be wrong with the experiment."

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The fault in the following statement has to be described –

“The results of the experiment do not agree with the theory.  Something must be     wrong with the experiment.”

Explanation

Experimental results don’t agree well with the theory always.  There will be some minor deviations with the experimental results from the theory.  For example, consider the concept of actual yield and theoretical yield of a chemical reaction.  Almost every chemical reaction has “limiting reagent” which is the reactant that gives smaller amount of product...

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