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Why did the crystals not form

In chemistry lab today when we were synthesizing aspirin, our mixture of 7.08g salicylic acid, 16.5ml of acetic anhydride and 20 drops of 85% of phosphoric acid did not form crystals after it was... more


How do I tell the difference with an IR spectrum of 2-hexanol and 1-hexanol?

  It seems like the OH peak is less intense on 2-hexanol...why?


Synthesis of Physostigmine

I am trying to break down the synthesis of Physostigmine. In steps 9 and 10 in this synthesis picture https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physostigmine#/media/File:Julian_synthesis.gif, how is the Et... more
Organic Synthesis


Organic Chemistry Synthesis

Using benzene and 1-bromopropane as your carbon sources complete a synthesis of 3-phenylpropanal using any other necessary reagents

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