Conclusion of Midterm Essay

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Conclusion of Midterm



Error Analysis

In such a big lab, so many errors can occur and even one little one can ruin
everything. One could have missed a procedure or done a procedure incorrectly.
Another could have been using the incorrect amount of liquid or sludge. Someone
could have lost a test-tube or labeled it wrong causing the results to be mixed.
Using too much water in the solubility tests or not getting all measurements almost
exactly accurate could be two sources of error. One big mistake could be creating
a vacuum in the fractional Distillation part of the lab. One careless mistake could
have been doing the calculations incorrectly.


Conclusion

The sludge lab is a long and complicated lab. So much can go wrong so
easily. So we had to be very careful when doing this lab. It was basically a recap
of all our previous labs done this year. First we used the Fractional Distillation.
Then we used the Solubility lab and the density labs. Only new part was
identifying the metal, but that wasn't very hard. So it was good that we reviewed
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