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 ALCOHOLS, ETHERS, AND PHENOLS Juris Marie G. Garcia Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City Date Performed: February 27, 2015 Date Submitted: March 06, 2015 Answers to Questions: 1.) Balanced equations: A. Lucas Test Test Sample Equation Ethyl Alcohol C2H5OH + HCl + ZnCl2  C2H5Cl + H2O Isopropyl Alcohol (CH3) 2CHOH + HCl  (CH3) 2CHCl + ZnC2 + H2O Tert-butyl Alcohol (CH3) 3COH + HCl + ZnCl2  (CH3) 3CCl + ZnCl2 +H2O Benzyl Alcohol C6H5CH2OH + HCl + ZnCl2...

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Alcohol

How much alcohol do teens use? Alcohol is the most frequently used drug by teenagers in the United States. About half of junior high and senior high school students drink alcohol on a monthly basis, and 14% of teens have been intoxicated at least once in the past year. Nearly 8% of teens who drink say they drink at least five or more alcoholic drinks in a row (binge drink). What are the dangerous effects of alcohol use in teens? Just a few of the many dangerous effects of alcohol use in teens...

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Alcohol

Alcohol Facts and statistics ( www.niaaa.nih.gov-2012 ) Global Burden of alcohol abuse, In 2012, 3.3 million deaths, or 5.9 percent of all global deaths (7.6 percent for men and 4 percent for women), were attributable to alcohol consumption.. Alcohol contributes to over 200 diseases and injury-related health conditions, most notably alcohol dependence, liver cirrhosis, cancers, and injuries. In 2012, alcohol accounted for 5.1 percent of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) worldwide. Globally...

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Essay on Alcohol

ALCOHOL: SHOULD IT BE ABOLISHED? Malaysia is known as the tenth largest consumer of alcohol in the world and very few studies have been done to find the accurate magnitude of the problems caused by this consumption. Although not many studies have been carried, the facts and figures show that it is increasing each year. Malaysians spend about USD$500 million on alcohol yearly and among the drinking population, the Malaysian Indians who are 8 per cent of the country’s population are...

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Alcohols and Phenols

Properties of Alcohols and Phenols Experiment #3 Objectives: To observe the solubility of alcohols relative to their chemical structure, to perform chemical tests to distinguish primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols, and a color test for phenol. Introduction The general formula of an alcohol is ROH in which the R is an aliphatic hydrocarbon group. Alcohols may be looked upon as derivatives of water, HOH. One hydrogen of water is substituted by an alkyl group, R. Like water, alcohols show hydrogen...

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Alcohol Use

PFC Georges, Alexander Alcohol Use Essay Alcohol Use and the Army Alcohol related incidents in the Army As stated in AR 600-85, The Army Substance Abuse Program, consuming and abusing alcohol, as well as the consumption of alcohol as a minor, is considered inconsistent and in direct contradiction with the core Army Values. The consumption of alcohol disrupts any Soldier’s ability to be combat ready, perform efficiently, and perform any given task with any sizeable gauge of success and accuracy...

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Cultural History of Alcohol Alcohol has been around for a very long time, and it is clear to see the culture impact it has made throughout history. People perceive alcohol in many different ways; depending on gender, age, religious background, or social upbringing (Hanson 11). Throughout history alcohol has affected different cultures and various demographics. Drinking alcohol is very exciting in many cultures, along with being one of the oldest rites of passage, especially in modern day American...

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Fermentation of Alcohol

percent composition of 85% pure ethanol. Introduction Fermentation is a metabolic process in which an organism converts a carbohydrate such as starch or sugar, into an alcohol or an acid. One particular alcohol, ethanol is the least toxic of the alcohols and as such, has been used as a beverage. Impure forms of alcohol are used for the production of cider, wine, and beer through fermented juice of fruits and grains. In fermentation, any carbohydrate, either simple or complex can be used as...

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Argument Essay - Illegalize Alcohol

and open use of alcohol is an unnecessary vice that is enjoyed and accepted by a majority of the United States population, unfortunately, it leads to social and moral downfalls. Alcohol should be held to the same standards as other illegal mind and body-altering substances, as alcohol is addicting and has no medical value. Lawmakers and active voters should put an outright ban on alcohol. The revenue that is generated from the manufacturing, distributing, and sales of alcohol is a major source...

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Effects of Alcohols on Membranes

and is focused on determining the stress that various alcohols have on biological membranes. Using five solutions of differing alcohol concentration for each of the three alcohols; methanol, ethanol, and 1-propanol and a small slice of beet, the stirred solution was placed into a plastic cuvette and then into a spectrophotometer and the absorbance of alcohol solutions were determined in order to conclude which alcohol and concentration of alcohol had the greatest effect on biological membranes. The...

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