Student Assessment Questions - Chromatography

 

  1. Describe what happened when the filter paper with the water-based ink was placed in the water.





  2. Describe what happened when the filter paper with the permanent ink was placed in the solvent.





  3. Is separating an ink by chromatography separating by physical means? Why or why not?




  4. Why do some colors rise farther on the filter paper than others?




  5. List some other ways that some mixtures can be separated.  
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