Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 2 - Matter and Change - 2.2 Mixtures - 2.2 Lesson Check: 18

Answer

To separate sand and table salt you would follow the following steps. 1) You would add water. 2) Then purify the solution by process of filtration. 3) The use the process of distillation to get the salt as precipitate.

Work Step by Step

To separate sand and table salt you would follow the following steps: 1) To separate sand and table salt you would add water. Table salt dissolves in water leaving salt water and sand. 2) Then pass the solution through filter paper. The sand then will go through the process of filtration leaving salt water and sand separated. 3) The bring water to boil and allow the salt water to evaporate where the salt will not evaporate and allow the salt to be separated from the sand.
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