The Preparation of Acetanilide Lab Z Report Sheet-1 Name: _______________________ Date: ___________ Course: ________ Section: ______ The evaluation will be based upon both the quantity and quality of product submitted. Data 1. Amount of reactants: moles aniline moles acetic anhydride Show your calculations. 2. What is the limiting reagent? _______________________ 3. Calculate the theoretical yield of acetanilide (show your work). 4. Consult a reference book and find the melting point (range) of pure acetanilide. m. p. __________________________ reference: ________________________________________________________ 5. Yield and purity of acetanilide product. mass of product obtained % yield product melting range product Lab Z Report Sheet-2 The Preparation of Acetanilide 6. Identify possible sources (at least 2 or 3) of loss in yield. 7. Identify three techniques that were used in the preparation of acetanilide to improve the purity of the product.