Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 37b

Answer

Magnet

Work Step by Step

A magnet should be used, for this will separate the iron filings from the other substances that are not metallic. However, a bag should be wrapped around a magnet to ensure that one can get the filings off of the magnet.
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