Why is evaporation not preferred for separation of both salt and water from a salt water mixture? What other process can be used?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th May, 2014, 08:46: AM

Expert Answer:

Evaporation is not preferred for separation of both salt and water from a salt water mixture because water cannot be recovered during evaporation and is lost into the air.

Distillation is used for recovering both salt and water.

Answered by  | 8th May, 2014, 10:46: AM