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Distillation of benzene-toluene Background 150 kg /h of a mixture of 25 % w/w benzene and toluene is to be distilled in a con2. What is the minimum reflux, Rmin, for the operation? 3. Estimate the number of ideal stages necessary to perform the opera5. The column is installed with the number of stages found in question 3. Is it possible to operate the column in a way whereData Molar masses Molar mass, benzene Mcos78.11 g/mol Molar mass, toluene Mc,Hs92.14 g/mol Heat capacities Heat capacity benzEnthalpies of evaporation Heat of evaporation, benzene ΔΗ,ap.C6H6 Heat of evaporation, toluene AHpap.cHa 38.0 k]/mol (assumedT-X-Y 115,00 110,00 105,00 100,00 95,00 90,00 85,00 80,00 75,00 0,1 0,5 mole fraction benzene/ mol/mol 0 0,2 0,3 0,4 0,6 0,7x-y 1 0,9 0,8 0,7 0,6 0,5 0,4 0,3 0,2 0,1 0 0 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,4 0,5 Mole fraction benzene / mol/mol 0,6 0,7 0,8 0,9 1

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