What is chromatography? Which is the simplest form of chromatography? What types of mixtures can be separated using this type of chromatography? What is the basis of this separation technique?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th May, 2014, 08:55: AM
Chromatography is a technique of separating two or more dissolved solids which are present in a solution in very small quantities.
The simplest form of chromatography is paper chromatography. By using paper chromatography, we can separate two or more different substances present in the same solution.
This separation is based on the fact that though two or more substances are soluble in the same solvent but their solubilities may be different.
Answered by | 8th May, 2014, 10:55: AM
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