Problem: Which technique listed below separates a mixture of liquids on the basis of their boiling points?a. distillationb. extractionc. filtrationd. refluxe. none of these

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We’re being asked to determine which technique separates a mixture on the basis of their boiling points.


A mixture is made up of two or more substances and are not chemically combined.

▪ in this form, each component maintains its individual physical properties
▪ the substances in the mixture can be separated physically using different methods.


Let’s define each technique given:

A. Distillation

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Which technique listed below separates a mixture of liquids on the basis of their boiling points?

a. distillation

b. extraction

c. filtration

d. reflux

e. none of these

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