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Beer's Law and Graph

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Homework Statement


I am given a linear graph that is Absorbance vs. Concentration. How do I find epsilon in the beer's law equation?

Homework Equations


Beer's law: A = Epsilon x L x c

The Attempt at a Solution


I just need a general explanation. Thanks.
 

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Absorbance vs. Concentration
A = Epsilon x L x c
Gee. Let me think. What do those symbols and letters mean/stand for?
 
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Hint:
A = εbc ⇔ y = mx + b

Hint 2: Because the b term (y-intercept) throws many off. What would the absorbance be if C = 0?
 

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