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]

You can separate a mixture into its constituent parts.

Filtration[edit]

This is ideal for separating rock salt.

Chromatography[edit]

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

Distillation[edit]

Simple distillation[edit]

This is ideal for separating water from ink.

Fractional distillation[edit]

This is ideal for separating mixed liquids.