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This is an 80 minute Laboratory Practical. You will determine the mg of Aspirin in an aspirin tablet.
You will use spectroscopy and Beer's Law.

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PRELAB

aspbot.jpg (14792 bytes) If you think of all the advances of modern drug therapy, Aspirin, particularly at a couple cents or less per tablet, still ranks among the the best and most useful. 

Aspirin is used as an:
analgesic (pain killer)
antipyretic (reduce fever)
Anticlotting agent (prevents heart attacks)
Antioxident (prevents colon cancer?)

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  R.W. Kluiber 4/1/98