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Homework Help: extraction

Posted by bb on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 12:47am.

How to distingush organic layer and aqueous layer?

The organic layer is the one on top. Most organic solvents are less dense than water. (NOte: Non-hydrocarbons such as chloroform, methylene chloride, carbon tetrachloride etc are more dense than water.)

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