Determination of Formaldehyde

Description

These data are from a chemical experiment to prepare a standard curve for the determination of formaldehyde by the addition of chromatropic acid and concentrated sulphuric acid and the reading of the resulting purple color on a spectrophotometer.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 6 observations on 2 variables.

[,1] carb numeric Carbohydrate (ml)
[,2] optden numeric Optical Density

Source

Bennett, N. A. and N. L. Franklin (1954) Statistical Analysis in Chemistry and the Chemical Industry. New York: Wiley.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

Examples

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require(stats); require(graphics)
plot(optden ~ carb, data = Formaldehyde,
     xlab = "Carbohydrate (ml)", ylab = "Optical Density",
     main = "Formaldehyde data", col = 4, las = 1)
abline(fm1 <- lm(optden ~ carb, data = Formaldehyde))
summary(fm1)
opar <- par(mfrow = c(2, 2), oma = c(0, 0, 1.1, 0))
plot(fm1)
par(opar)

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