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Chapter 15, Problem 53E
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A certain perfume tends to lack a top note. What kinds of molecules could you add to the perfume to improve this?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The molecule that should be added to a certain perfume that lacks top note is to be discussed.

Concept Introduction:

When fragrant essential oils or compounds that have aroma are mixed, the formation of a perfume takes place. It is prepared by natural sources such as plants. These are the fixatives that are used for scenting.

Explanation of Solution

A perfume usually has three different stages or notes, which are: top notes, middle notes and end notes. The top note contains the most volatile compounds which evaporate easily and give a refreshing fragrance. The middle note contains molecules that are less volatile than the top note...

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