We have 40g of oxalic acid in 1000 mL of water and wish to extract into an organic solvent. The solubility data for oxalic acid is given:5g/100mL…

We have 40g of oxalic acid in 1000 mL of water and wish to extract into an organic solvent. The solubility data for oxalic acid is given: 9.5g/100mL water, 23.7g/100mL ethanol, and 16.9g/100mL ether. Which solvent should the student use for the extraction?

 

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