How do you separate salt from a saltwater mixture?

1 Answer

Answer:

The saltwater can be distilled to remove the salt from the water.

Explanation:

Heating the salt water will cause the liquid water to vaporize. It can later be cooled, which causes it to condense back to the liquid state.

The salt is a non-volatile solute. This means that the dissolved salt will not varporize (turn into a gas). The salt will be left behind in the container that the saltwater is being heated in.

This video shows how to set up and run a distillation experiment. The red liquid you can see in the flask is saltwater with added food coloring.

Hope this helps!