Question
Sun July 29, 2012 By: Shiladitya Biswas
 

How to seperate a mixture of salt and sugar?

Expert Reply
Tue July 31, 2012
Since sugar is organic compound, it is soluable in organic solvents like alcohol. Salt is insoluable in alcohol.

Add alcohol to the mixture, filter out the salt, then evaporate the alcohol and the sugar will be left.
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