February 20, 2017

Homework Help: Organic Chemistry

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 3:03pm.

An impure sample contains 0.95g of benzoic acid and 0.05 of salicylic acid. Solubilities in water of the two compounds are given in the following table.
Solubility at 20 degrees (g/10mL)
benzoic acid: 0.029
salicylic acid: 0.22

Solubility at 100 degrees (g/10mL)
benzoic acid: 0.680
salicylic acid: 6.67

what is the minimum volume of boiling water needed to dissolve the 1.0g sample?

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