This prelab assignment is a typed assignment- use MS word or a similar word processor to write answers to the following questions, and then submit your prelab report to the appropriate assignment submission in Canvas.You can find the answers by watching the video and/or reading this procedure. Remember to submit your prelab answers by midnight the night before your lab. 1. What role do the small chips in the bottom of the sample tube play in this experiment? 2. What is the risk involved in heating the liquid too quickly? 3. Describe two observations you could make doing this experiment to determine that the boiling point has been reached. 4. Look at structures of the molecules in the four series on page 5. Describe (a) what is varying within each series from structure A to D, and (b) what is changing from series to series.

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