# What are the steps to recognize this liquid substance?

Jul 17, 2017

$\left(i\right)$ $\text{Get its boiling point........}$

#### Explanation:

$\left(i i\right)$ $\text{Get an idea of the elements it contains.....}$

$\left(i i i\right)$ $\text{Make a few crystalline derivatives of the substance....}$

$\left(i v\right)$ $\text{Measure the melting points of the derivatives.....}$

$\left(v\right)$ $\text{The isolation of 2 derivatives with appropriate melting}$ $\text{ point will identify the compound.}$

I presume you have been given an unknown organic compound. Your practical notes will give you a systematic procedure to identify the compound. Follow the system.........