Basic Chemistry/Mixtures

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Mixtures are substances that are NOT chemically joined together. Sea water and air are good examples of mixtures. The mixture will have properties of all the parts that make it up.

Separation techniques[edit | edit source]

You can separate a mixture into its constituent parts.

Filtration[edit | edit source]

This is ideal for separating rock salt.

Chromatography[edit | edit source]

This is ideal for separating out the dyes found in inks.

Distillation[edit | edit source]

Simple distillation[edit | edit source]

This is ideal for separating water from ink.

Fractional distillation[edit | edit source]

This is ideal for separating mixed liquids.