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Which liquid among water or alcohol, has a lower boiling point (and boils first) and can be used in distillation?

Which liquid among water or alcohol, has a lower boiling point (and boils first) and can be used in distillation?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
4 months ago
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Jayesh Vashishtha
askIITians Faculty 1449 Points
4 months ago
Dear student,
 
the alcohols should have lower boiling point than water, except for very high molecular weight alcohols. So as alcohols boil faster, they can be used for distillation. 
 
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