Which method is used to separate sand and salt?

The methods used for separating sand and salt are filtration and evaporation.


The mixture of sand and salt is separated, firstly by dissolving the mixture in water. While dissolving the mixture in water, sand remains insoluble and forms a layer at the bottom of the container and salt dissolve in the water. It is easy to separate sand and water by filtering the mixture. Salt will be further separated from a solution through evaporation.

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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