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Solution: When 0.075 g of penicillamine is dissolved in 10.0 mL of pyr...

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When 0.075 g of penicillamine is dissolved in 10.0 mL of pyridine and placed in a sample cell 10.0 cm in length, the observed rotation at 20°C (using the D line of sodium) is –0.47°. Calculate the specific rotation of penicillamine.