Mixture & Solids

Topics: Water, Distillation, Separation process Pages: 3 (689 words) Published: March 27, 2013
Fawn Lovell
February 25, 2013
Lab#2
Separation of Mixture of Solids

PURPOSE
The purpose of this lab was to understand the steps involved in separation of multiple solids and how to proceed in the separation of iron filings, sand, table salt and benzoic acid.

DATA

|SEPERATION OF MIXTURE OF SOLIDS | |DATA TABLE | | |GRAMS |PERCENT OF MATERIAL | |IRON FILINGS |1.2 | | |SAND |1.5 | | |TABLE SALT |UNKNOWN LAB WAS COMPROMISED **** |UNKNOWN LAB WAS | | | |COMPROMISED*** | |BENZOIC ACID |.6 | | |TOTAL |3.3 total for the above available count | |

****while mixture of water and table salt were evaporating in the cupboard in-law accidently spilt out of container it was in so test amount was never able to be done***

OBSERVATIONS

The separation of material for the iron filings were to get out of the mixture even though a few passes had to be done to make sure all of them were out. The experiment to extract the sand, table salt and benzoic was...
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