# Problem: When 0.300 g of glucose is dissolved in 10.0 mL of water and placed in a sample cell 10.0 cm in length, the observed rotation is +3.1°C. Calculate the specific rotation of glucose.

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When 0.300 g of glucose is dissolved in 10.0 mL of water and placed in a sample cell 10.0 cm in length, the observed rotation is +3.1°C. Calculate the specific rotation of glucose.

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