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Homework Help: organic chemistry

Posted by Krystal on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:31am.

suppose solute A has a partition coefficient of 4.0 between diethyl ether and water. Demonstrate that if 100mL of solution of 5.0g of A in water were extracted with two 25mL portion of diethyl ether, a smaller amount of A would remain in the water than if the solution were extracted with one 50mL portion of diethyl ether.

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