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desiree.lester

  • one year ago

Describe a plan to separate sand,salt, and iron filings mixture. Explain each step, the properties of the substances used in the separation, and the type of change involved in the process.

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  1. aaronq
    • one year ago
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    iron filings -> use magnet salt -> dissolve in water, filter sand

  2. kausarsalley
    • one year ago
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    First of all: use a magnet to collect all the iron filings in the mixture you are now left with a mixture of sand and water.... Secondly: add water to the mixture (of sand and salt) and filter... the salt dissolves in the water but the sand particles get trapped in the filter paper... Thirdly: evaporate the salt solution... the water escapes and leaves the salt behinf..

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    • one year ago
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