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  • Q:

    A researcher is repeating a colleague's experiment using spectrophotometry and consistently gets absorbance readings for a completed reaction as being higher than reported in the colleague's data. Which of the following would NOT explain higher readings?

     

    A

    The researcher is using solutions with the analyte being insufficiently diluted.

    B

    The cuvettes used by the researcher have a longer path length than the cuvettes used by the colleague.

    C

    The cuvettes used by the researcher have not been properly cleaned.

    D

    The readings are being taken over a longer period of time.




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