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10b. Preparation of a pure organic liquid

The preparation of ethyl ethanoate Requirements ethanol pure (‘glacial’) ethanoic acid concentrated sulfuric acid sodium carbonate solution saturated calcium chloride solution solid anhydrous calcium chloride 250 cm3 round bottomed flask 100 cm3 round bottomed flask reflux condenser 2 x 100 cm3 conical flasks separating funnel anti-bumping granules thermometer (0 – 100 oC). Method  Reaction Add 50 cm3 of ethanol and

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