1. Organic Chem

    Is it possible to obtain pure (200- proof) ethanol using fractional distillation from a fermentation mixture that contains equal amounts of water and ethanol? why or why not?
  2. CHEMISTRY

    Is it possible to obtain pure (200-proof) ethanol using fractional distillation from a fermentation mixture that contains equal amounts of water and ethanol? Explain your answer.
  3. CHEMISTRY

    Is it possible to obtain pure (200-proof) ethanol using fractional distillation from a fermentation mixture that contains equal amounts of water and ethanol? Explain your answer. I know that some water will still remain i would just like to know why some
  4. Chemistry

    During fractional distillation of ethanol/water mixture, why can't pure ethanol be obtained (i.e. distillated contains a little water)?
  5. Chem.

    Why is it not possible to achieve a complete separation of the ethanol from the water in the clarified reaction mixture via simple distillation? I'm not sure about this because I thought the difference between fractional (what was done) and simple
  6. Org. Chem.

    Why is it not possible to achieve a complete separation of the ethanol from the water in the clarified reaction mixture via simple distillation? I'm not sure about this because I thought the difference between fractional (what was done) and simple
  7. org. chem.

    Why is it not possible to achieve a complete separation of the ethanol from the water in the clarified reaction mixture via simple distillation? I'm not sure about this because I thought the difference between fractional (what was done) and simple
  8. chem

    Does anyone know what graph you would obtain if the fractional distillation had been a complete separation of pure toluene or pure cyclohexane?
  9. Organic Chemistry

    In order to obtain pure synthetic plant hormone, a 2:1 mixture of water and ethanol is used as the crystallizing solvent. Why is a solvent mixture used? A. Organic compounds are not soluble in pure ethanol. B. Ethanol and water have similar boiling points,
  10. chemistry

    describe how one can obtain pure oxygen by fractional distillation of liquedfied air
  11. Chemistry

    Describe how one would obtain the stated pure product from the following mixtures and assume that this cannot be achieved simply by distillation of the original mixture: 1. benzoic acid from a mixture with ammonium benzoate 2. phenylamine from a mixture
  12. Chemistry

    When doing a simple distillation of ethanol-water, is the vapor pure ethanol or does it also contain water? (knowing that ethanol has lower boiling point than water) If it is not pure ethanol, why is it not possible to separate water & ethanol completely?
  13. cheistry

    Fractional distillation is suitable for separation of miscible liquids with a boiling point difference of about 25 K or less. What part of fractional distillation apparatus makes it efficient and possess an advantage over a simple distillation process.
  14. chemistry

    What is an example of a specific mixture that could be separated with simple distillation and a specific mixture for which only fractional distillation would be used? I think a methanol-water mixture could be done with simple distillation, since they have
  15. Chemistry

    I did a lab for Organic Chemistry We did a simple distillation of an unknown alcohol to determine the boiling point, which was found to be 74*C The four possibilities for the unknown were methanol, ethanol, 1-propanol and 2-propanol. So from the boiling
  16. Chemistry - Please help!!

    I did a lab for Organic Chemistry We did a simple distillation of an unknown alcohol to determine the boiling point, which was found to be 74*C The four possibilities for the unknown were methanol, ethanol, 1-propanol and 2-propanol. So from the boiling
  17. chemistry

    The alcoholic fermentation of350 g/l glucose syrup ceases when the alcoholic degree of the mixture attains 16º (16ml ethanol in 100ml of the solution) Write the reaction of the fermentation reaction. Consider the fermentation of 100L of the glucose syrup.
  18. ochem

    Can you suggest some possible reasons for using a mixture of water and ethanol (1:1 mixture H2O/EtOH) as crystallizing solvent rather than using either pure ethanol or pure water?
  19. Chemistry

    If I am doing a fractional distillation, is the temperature of the first few drops of the distillation considered part of the boiling range? Or do you wait until later in the distillation?
  20. Chemistry

    I did a lab for Organic Chemistry I did a simple distillation for an unknown and found that it boiled at 76 degrees. I also found out that the unknown was ethanol since we knew what the 4 possibilities were and mine was closest to ethanol. I also did a
  21. Chemistry

    We did a lab on fractional distillation and I am unsure what the three fractions were. I think the first one is ethanol, and the third one is water, but I'm unsure what the middle one is. Would it be an ethanol/water compound? What do you think it would
  22. Chemistry Re-Post Please Help

    We did a lab on fractional distillation and I am unsure what the three fractions were. I think the first one is ethanol, and the third one is water, but I'm unsure what the middle one is. Would it be an ethanol/water compound? What do you think it would
  23. Chemistry

    At room temperature, ethanol's density is 0.789 g/mL while water's density is 0.997 g/mL. When a few milliliters of ethanol are added to water, the two liquids mix. A student is given a unknown liquid at room temperature and experimentally determines its
  24. chemistry

    How can a mixture of liquids be separated? Fractional distillation. Read about that.
  25. Biology

    What fermentation products are made by both yeast and humans? Which product of fermentation is made by both humans and yeast? a. Ethanol b. CO2 c. NAD+ d. NADH In humans, lactic acid fermentation happens resulting in lactate, while the product of yeast
  26. Chemistry

    Distillation Scale up: In an experiment 100 lb-mol of 47 lb-mol % ethanol, 53 lb mol % water sol'n is fed into distillation column and separated into two streams: 100lb-mol 0.470 lb-mol ethanol 0.530 lb-mol water goes to: steam 1: 17 lb-mol 0.890 lb-mol
  27. chem

    which of th gases is obtained industrially by fractional distillation. is it ammonia or chlorine or hydrogen or nitrogen? Nitrogen is obtained industrially by fractional distillation of liquid air.
  28. chem

    if a fractional distillation failed to separate two components efficiently, what alternatives would one consider to effect clean separation by distillation?
  29. organic chem.

    What is a factional distillation and how would you figure out how many fractional distillation would C4H8CL2 isomers have.
  30. organic chem

    in simple distillation or fractional distillation do the changes in temperature occur more gradually? and why?
  31. Chemistry

    At 20.0°C the vapour pressure of pure methanol is 11.8 kPa and that of pure ethanol is 5.93 kPa. A gaseous mixture of methanol and ethanol is cooled and compressed until the first drops of liquid form at 20.0°C and a total pressure of 10.0 kPa. Assuming
  32. Chemistry

    During a fractional distillation of a 25mL ethanol/H2O soln, it was found that first the temperature stayed constant at ~75 C for 3mL of soln, then it went up to 100 C for the rest of the soln. The first question is: Assuming that the unknown (ethanol) did
  33. Math

    a bottle contains 1000ml of pure ethanol. 300 ml is removed and the bottle is topped up with pure water. the mixture is stirred. what is the volume of ethanol in the bottle if the process is repeated five times? how many times should the process be
  34. chemistry

    A mixture of 1-butanol and chlorobenzene is heated and the vapours at 115.3 degrees celsius condensed and collected. What is the percent weight composition of this distillate if a careful fractional distillation was performed?
  35. college algebra word problem

    A goldsmith has two alloys that are different purities of gold. The first is 3/4 pure and the second is 5/12 pure. How many ounces of each should be melted and mixed in order to obtain a 6 oz mixture that is 2/3 pure gold?
  36. chemistry

    when is it better to use fractional distillation other than simple distillation?
  37. Chemistry

    In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration, sugar and enthanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. A) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ÄH of fermentation and of
  38. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

    NAME THE PROCESSES OR TECHNIQUES IN THE FOLLOWING. 1.SEPARATION OF A SOLID FROM A SOLUTION 2.WHEN WATER IS COLD TO FORM ICE 3.WHEN WATER IS BOIL TO FORM VAPOR 4.WHEN IODINE IS HEATED DIRECTLY TO FORM GAS WITHOUT BEING LIQUID 5.WHEN STEAM IS COLD TO FORM
  39. Chemistry

    Hydrogren, a possible future fuel, can also be obtained from other compounds such as ethanol. Ethanol can be made from the fermentation of crops, such as corn. How much hydrogen in grams can be obtained from 1.0 kg of ethanol (C2H5OH)?
  40. Azeotrope

    I'm having trouble understanding what an azeotrope is. Any clarification is appreciated. Sheryl Two liquids with different boiling points normally can be separated by fractional distillation; i.e., the lower boiling point material boils first and when all
  41. chem

    calculate the number of grams of alcohol present in 1.70 L OF 75-Proof gin. The density of ethanol is 0.798 g/ml. Proof--> twice the % by volume of ethanol(C2H5OH) present.
  42. Science - Chemistry

    If vapour pressure of water is 17.5 torr at 20C, what is the water vapour pressure inside a bottle of 100 proof whiskey? 100 proof = 50% ethanol Total volume = 1 L Mass of ethanol = 394.5g Mass of water = 500g Density of ethanol = 0.789g/mL Moles of
  43. CHEMISTRY

    ETHANOL (C2H5OH) HAS A DENSITY OF 0.80g/ml. IF A 10%(v/v) MIXTURE OF ETHANOL IN WATER WAS PREPARED HOW MANY GRAMS OF ETHANOL WOULD BE IN 100ML OF THE MIXTURE? (ASSUMING MIXED VOLUME IS THE SUM OF THE PARTIAL VOLUME)
  44. chemistry

    what mass of ethanol could form from fermentation of 90.0g of glucose? what is the percentage yield if 6.0g of ethanol forms?
  45. Organic Chemistry

    Sorry about the first posted request. The question has to do with the fermentation of ethanol from sucrose Please revisit the question and assist if possible. Thanks for your assistance. How does acetaldehyde impurity arise in the fermentation?
  46. Math

    An advertisement for a pineapple drink claims that the drink contains 15%pineapple juice. How much pure pineapple juice would have to be added to 8 quarts of the drink to obtain a mixture containing 50% pineapple juice? This is a mixture problem. Pineapple
  47. chem

    drbob you helped me with this problem the other day but i have a question. -i changed 500mL of ethanol to grams then to mol. i was wondering if i then used 1000mL or 500mL of water to change to kg? The "proof" of an alcoholic beverage is twice the volume
  48. chemistry

    When 25 mL of C2H5OH (density 0.80 g.cm-3) is dissolved in water to prepare a 250 mL solution, the density of the solution was found to be 0.950 g.cm-3. Calculate a. Molarity of pure ethanol; b. Molarity of ethanol in the final solution; c. Volume of the
  49. chemistry

    What is the mass/vol % ethanol in an ethanol-water solution with density of 0.875 g/ml and containing 65.0% ethanol by volume? The density of pure ethanol is 0.789 g/ml.
  50. chem

    The "proof" of an alcoholic beverage is twice the volume percent of ethanol, C2H5OH, in water. The density of ethanol is 0.789g/mL and that of water is 1.99g/mL. A bottle of 100-proof rum is left outside on a cold winter day. a) Will the rum freeze if the
  51. Organic Chemistry

    The separation of a mixture of benzoic acid and benzoin in dichloromethane into its pure compounds by a combination of solvent extraction , distillation and recrystallization. Why is carbon dioxide evolved when the organic solution is shaken with sodium
  52. weighted averages

    How do you do this? a pineapple drink contains 15% pineapple juice. how much pure pineapple juice should be added to 8 quarts of the drink to obtain a mixture containing 50% pineapple juice? Let X be the amount of pure pineapple that you must add, in
  53. Chemistry

    I did a simple distillation and a fractional distillation to purify acetone. How do I determine the concentration of acetone? (Instructions say this is not a simple M=mol/L calculation). My guess was to divide the volume of purified acetone by the volume
  54. chemistry

    can fractional distillation be used to determine purity of a compound?
  55. Math

    A mixture of water and sucrose is 10% sucrose by weight. How many grams of pure sucrose must be added to a 200-gram sample of this mixture to produce a mixture that is 20% sucrose?
  56. chemistry

    Im doing my lab report about steam distillation? and its asking me how i can tell if the two compounds i steam distilled are pure. but im not sure how to tell? i mean is the volatile or the nonvolatile compound the pure compound? or maybe the boiling point
  57. chemistry

    explain how you can obtain pure samples from a mixture containing ammonium chloride,copper(ii)oxide and potassium carbonate
  58. chemistry

    explain how you can obtain pure samples from a mixture containing ammonium chloride,copper(ii)oxide and potassium carbonate
  59. CHEMISTRY STOICHIOMETRY!!!!!!!!

    AN an antacid tablet contains 0.1g of magnesium hydrocarbonate, what nass of stomach acid, HCL, will it neutralise? Wine is made by the fermentation of the sugar in grapes. Surose-> Ethanol+Carbondioxide. Whta massof ethanol can be obtained from 6.00kg of
  60. chemistry

    is this the answer to B ) CH3CH2OH + 3O2 → 2CO2 + 3H2O In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration, sugar and ethanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. Write a combustion
  61. chemistry

    The fermentation of glucose to form ethanol occurs according to the following chemical reaction: C6H12O6(aq) → 2 C2H5OH(l) + 2 CO2(g) A) If 700 grams of glucose (C6H12O6) are fermented, what is the maximum volume in milliliters of ethanol (C2H5OH) that
  62. Orgo lab 1

    how to determine composition of methanol-water from fractional distillation graph of temp/volume?
  63. chm

    How would you classify the following material?swimming pool water homogeneous mixture
  64. Chemistry

    In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentationby yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellularrespiration, sugar and enthanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. A) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ÄH of fermentation and of
  65. Chemistry

    What is the mass/ vol% ethanol in an ethanol water solution with density of 0.875g/ml and containing 65% ethanol by volume? The density of pure ethanol is 0.789g/ml? My calculation 0.875g/ml x 1000ml x 0.65/ 46.06 = 12.34m 12.34/0.789g = 15.6g I am not
  66. Chemistry

    Pure ethanoic acid (25.0cm3, CH3COOH), pure ethanol (35.0 cm3, C2H5OH) and pure water (20.0cm3, H2O) were mixed in a sealed flask at room temperature. The flask was placed in a heated water bath and maintained at 323K until equilibrium was established.
  67. chemistry

    isomers of c5h12 an be separated by fractional distillation. With suitable reason, state the oder in which they will distil.
  68. chemistry

    You need 715 mL of a 45% alcohol solution. On hand, you have a 55% alcohol mixture. How much of the 55% alcohol mixture and pure water will you need to obtain the desired solution?
  69. chemistry

    In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentationby yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellularrespiration, sugar and enthanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. A) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ÄH of fermentation and of
  70. Physical Science

    What method can be used to separate parts of a liquid mixture when the entire mixture can pass through a filter? 1. filtration 2. distillation 3. straining 4. screening
  71. BIOLOGY GR.12

    What are the differnt conditions for yest fermentation. i have to make a hypothesis and experment based on yeast fermentation. I WANT TO KNOW WHAT EFFECTS THE FERMENTATION. for example using a higher temp to put my yeast in will make the fermentation
  72. chemistry BOB

    is this the answer to B ) CH3CH2OH + 3O2 → 2CO2 + 3H2O In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration, sugar and ethanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. Write a combustion
  73. math

    A dealer has 10,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline. He wants to add just enough ethanol to make the fuel a 10% ethanol mixture. How many gallons of ethanol should be added?
  74. Multiple choice Chemistry help?

    1. How is precipitate formed? A: Particles collide, diffuse and then react. B: Particles collide, react and then diffuse. C: Particles diffuse, collide and then react. D: Particles diffuse, react and then collide. My answer is C so correct me if it is
  75. chemistry DR BOB

    is this the answer to B ) C2H5OH(liq)+ 3O2(g) --> 2CO2(g) +3H2O(liq) In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration, sugar and ethanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. Write a
  76. chemistry DR BOB!

    is this the answer to B ) C2H5OH(liq)+ 3O2(g) --> 2CO2(g) +3H2O(liq) In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration, sugar and ethanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. Write a
  77. chemistry

    A classic experiment in equilibrium studies dating from 1862 involved the reaction in solution of ethanol and acetic acid to produce ethyl acetate and water. The reaction can be followed by analyzing the equilibrium mixture for its acetic acid content. In
  78. chemistry

    Why is it wise to clean the aluminum? Why is the reaction done in the hood? Why must suspended solids be removed from the basic solution? Why is an ethanol-water mixture, rather than pure water, used to wash the collected alum?
  79. Chemistry-please help!

    When sucrose is fermented to produce ethanol why is it not possible to obtain a final solution containing more than 10-15% ethanol? Does this have to do with azeotropes? However, I thought this was possible? I am confused, please help.
  80. org. chem.

    When sucrose is fermented to produce ethanol why is it not possible to obtain a final solution containing more than 10-15% ethanol? Does this have to do with azeotropes? However, I thought this was possible? I am confused, please help.
  81. Chemistry-please help!

    When sucrose is fermented to produce ethanol why is it not possible to obtain a final solution containing more than 10-15% ethanol? Does this have to do with azeotropes? However, I thought this was possible? I am confused, please help.
  82. Org. Chem.

    When sucrose is fermented to produce ethanol why is it not possible to obtain a final solution containing more than 10-15% ethanol? Does this have to do with azeotropes? However, I thought this was possible? I am confused, please help.
  83. Biology/Chem

    Soy sauce is prepared by fermenting a salted mixture of soybeans and wheat with several microorganisms including yeast over a period of 8-10 months. After the solids are removed, the resulting sauce is rich in lactic acid and ethanol. How aere these 2
  84. IPC

    The latent heat of vaporization of ethanol is 200 calories/gram. This means that _____. a) about 200 calories of heat must be added to 1 gram of ethanol to change its temperature b) about 200 calories of heat must be added to 1 gram of ethanol to convert
  85. math

    a certain automobile gas tank contains15 gallons 12% which is ethanol how much gasoline should be removed so that when replaced with pure ethanol there is 22% ethanol in gas tank?
  86. Chemistry

    In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentationby yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellularrespiration, sugar and enthanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. A) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ÄH of fermentation and of
  87. Chemistry

    In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentationby yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellularrespiration, sugar and enthanol are "burned" to water vapor andCO2. A) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ÄH of fermentation and of
  88. Organic Chemistry

    Assume that a round bottom flask holds 100 mL and the distilling head has an internal volume of 12 mL in the vertical section. At the end of a distillation, vapor would fill this volume, but it could not be forced through the system. No liquid would remain
  89. chemistry

    why is it possible to use fractional distillation to separate hydrocarbons in petroleum? Is it because the temperature is high enough to separate them?
  90. computer

    How does fractional employment differ from the traditional full-time job model of today? A. Fractional employment demands complete mathematical skills. B. A work unit in fractional employment is a project or task, not a job. C. Fractional employment only
  91. Chemistry

    You start with a 20ml mixture of two compounds. After distillation you end up with 10ml of distillate 1 and 8.4ml of distillate 2. What is the relative volume percent of each compound in the pre-distilled mixture? (Do I just do: volume percent of
  92. CHEMISTRY: URGENT DRBob222

    A mixture of 0.50 mol of ethanoic acid and 1.00 mol of ethanol was shaken for a long time to reach equilibrium. The whole mixture was titrated quickly with 1.00 mol dm3 sodium hydroxide and 80cm3 of alkali were required. 1. Write an equation for the
  93. Chemistry

    Why is a Gas Chromatography separation more efficient than a fractional distillation? What characteristics must the liquid stationary phase have? describe a method for identifying a compound using GC analysis. If you could answer anyone of these that would
  94. chemistry

    Why would it not be useful to just use pure ethanol or pure ethylene glycol as an antifreeze since their normal freezing points are -114.1 C abd -12C respectively.
  95. Organic Chem

    A 20 g mixture containing 95% (by weight) of A and 5% of B is recrystallized in toluene (b.p. 110 C). Solubility for compound A is 1.5 g @20 degrees and 10 g @ 110 degrees. For compound B solubility is 0.5 g @20 degrees and 8 g @ 110 degrees. What amount
  96. chemistry

    if 8 moles of fructose are fermented and 320g of ethanol is obtained,what is the yield of the fermentation
  97. Science - Chemistry

    A certain elixir is 92 proof. A proof is twice the volume percentage of alcohol in a blend. Ethanol's structural formula is CH3CH2OH with a molar mass of 46 grams/mole. The density is .79 g/ml. How many liters of elixir must one have in order to have 50
  98. math

    the ratio of gas to ethanol is 17 to 3, how much ethanol is in 600 gallons of mixture
  99. math

    How much pure acid must be added to 2 liters of a 10% solution of acid to obtain a mixture that is 20% acid?
  100. chem

    Use a temperature - composition diagram to explain why fractional distillation of two components is more easil? easily accomplished if the components have boiling points that differ by 20*C or more.