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Polarity of chromatography paper

polar

2

Polarity of the solvent in which the chromatography paper was placed

nonpolar

3

Names of the four pigments separated by the chromatography paper

beta carotene, xanthophyll, chlorophyll a, and chlorophyll b

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polarity of chlorophyll a

5

5

polarity of chlorophyll b

6

6

polarity of beta carotene

0

7

polarity of xanthophyll

2

8

Pigment in the highest location on the chromatography paper

beta carotene

9

pigment in the third highest location on the chromatography paper

xanthophyll

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pigment in the 2nd the lowest position on the chromatography paper

chlorophyll A

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Pigment in the lowest position on the chromatography paper

chlorophyll B

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Which pigment is the most important in the process of photosynthesis

chlorophyll A

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Which colors were the most effective for absorption for the pigments?

Blue and then red

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Which color was least absorbed by the pigments?

green

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Wavelength in nanometers that had the highest absorption for total pigment

420 nm

16

Which light wavelengths (colors) allow for photosynthesis to take place or do not?

red and blue allow for photosynthesis to take place and green and black do not.