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Separations and purifications questions


500 mL of water and 500 mL of dichloromethane (d = 1.3 g/mL) are added to a mixture containing benzoic acid, cresol, methoxyethane, and N-methylethanamine. Four solutions are available for extraction of the mixture: HCN, HCl, NaOH, and LiHCOstart text, end text, start subscript, 3, end subscript. After the initial wash, the top layer from each extraction was retained and one of the preceding solutions was added. Which of the following statements most accurately describes this procedure?
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