# How can a solute be separated from a solvent?

Mar 17, 2018

The simple answer is...$\text{with difficulty} \ldots .$

#### Explanation:

Typically we would use $\text{recrystallization}$ to separate the $\text{solute}$...provided that the solute crystallizes out....and clearly we have to find (experimentally) a suitable solvent...for which see here..