. A child wanted to separate the mixture of dyes constituting a sample of ink


A child  wanted  to separate  the  mixture of dyes constituting  a sample of ink. He marked a line by the ink on the filter paper and placed the filter paper in a glass containing water  as shown  in Fig.2.3.  The filter paper was removed when the water moved near the top of the filter paper.

(i) What would you expect to see, if the ink contains three different coloured components?

(ii)  Name the technique used by the child.

(iii)  Suggest one more application of this technique

A child  wanted  to separate  the  mixture of dyes constituting

Best Answer

(i)       Three different bands will be observed.

(ii) Chromatography

(iii) To separate the pigments present in Chlorophyll

A child  wanted  to separate  the  mixture of dyes constituting

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