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Non-Additive Volumes

Summary

Ethanol and Water are added to a graduated cylinder and the resulting volume is not equal to the starting volumes.

Materials

  • 100mL of 200 proof Ethanol
  • 100mL of Water
  • 250mL Graduated Cylinder marked at 200mL with tape

Procedure

Pour each cylinder into the larger graduated cylinder and note the new volume is just short of 200mL.

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