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Unformatted text preview: MODULE 1 UNIT 1 Assignment Part C 1. Describe a method that could be used to separate the components of the following (2 marks each): a) Sand and iron filings Magnetic separation because the iron fillings are magnetic. b) Sawdust and lead pellets flotation because the sawdust will float while the lead pellets will sink. c) Salt and glass particles Decantation because the salt would dissolve and the glass would not. d) Silt (water and fine soil particles) Decantation because that is the one that works best when trying to separate things from a mixture where the main component is water. This would allow the soil to form mud which would later be removed. e) Alcohol and water- Destilation because alcohol and water have different boiling points, the water would evaporate, leaving the alcohol. 10 marks Before attempting the following experiment, read the whole explanation and observe the...
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