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Determination of Fat in a Snickers’ Bar

In a recent paper [J. Chem. Educ. 1997, 74, 1108-1111], Snow, Dunn and Patel describe the experimental determination of fat in a SnickersTM candy bar.  The fat was removed by extraction with supercritical CO2, with the sample weighed before and … Continue reading

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NIST Statistics Problem

Have you ever wondered how atomic weights are determined? The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is one of several research organizations that seeks to make accurate measurements of this sort. The most common approach is to prepare a … Continue reading

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