Chemistry

A student used 5.06g of a mixture of copper sulphate pentahydrate an salicylic acid in the performance of this experiment. The Student recovered 3.094g of salicylic acid and 2.146g of copper sulphate pentahyrate. What is wrong with the students result? How might this error have been avoided?

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  1. The student recovered more than s/he started with.

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