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Which equipment would help you separate a liquid mixture by distillation? two flasks, a heat source, and a condensing tube sand or gravel a sieve, such as a colander or kitchen strainer a freezer

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    you need a heat source to boil off the liquids; you are manipulating the fact that there is a difference in boiling points that you can exploit. this is how you separate them. if you have two liquids say A and B and they are more than 5 degrees celsius difference in boiling points. This would be the set up. |dw:1441473198522:dw| Say A has a much higher boiling point that B. B will boil first, enter the gas phase and then enter the condensing tube where it will condense from gas-liquid. and then it will collect in the other collection flask. So, you'll have A in one flask and B in the other. |dw:1441473494997:dw| @alg-17 welcome to open study

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