Chem. Lab: Tris(Ethylenediamine) Nickel (II) Chloride

Percent YieldActual amount of product/Theoretical amount of product x 100
What balance was used?Top-loading
Appearance of Solid NiCl2 x 6H2OLight Green with precipitate solid
Appearance of NiCl2 x 6H2O solutionDark green liquid
Appearance of ethylenediamine solution before adding the hydrateDark green liquid
Appearance of reaction mixture after adding ethylenediamine solution to the hydrateDark purple liquid
Appearance of reaction mixture after addition of acetoneLight purple with precipitate liquid
Color of the product after dryingLight purple powder
Mass of NiCl2 x 6H2O.500-.650 g
Volume of ethylenediamine solution2.3-2.5 mL
Mass percent of of ethylenediamine solution25%
Mass of product (ethylenediamine solution)Mass of filter paper +watch glass +product – Mass of filter paper +watch glass
Molar mass of NiCl2 x 6H2O237.6 g
Moles of NiCl2 x 6H2O usedMass of NiCl2 x 6H2O / Molar mass of NiCl2 x 6H2O
Molar mass of ethylenediamine solution60.1 g
Limiting ReactantNiCl2 x 6H2O
Molar mass of product310 g
Molar mass of Copper (II) Chloride dehydrate170.6 g
Why is it specified that only a minimum amount of water be used to dissolve NiCl2 x 6H2O?The product of the reactant is soluble in water
What is in the filtrate?Parts of the acetone and water

Small molecules of the product