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21. You are provided with a fine white coloured powder which is either sugar or salt. How would you identify it without tasting?

21. You are provided with a fine white coloured powder which is either sugar or salt. How would you identify it without tasting?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
2 years ago
On heating the powder, it will char if it is a sugar. Alternatively, the powder may be dissolved in water and checked for its conduction of electricity. If it conducts, it is a salt.

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