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A sample contains a mixture of t-butanol and n-butanol. What type of distillation, simple or fractional, would be best employed to separate the two liquids? Why?

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Fractional distillation procedure is more efficient in separating the mixture into its components.

 

In the process of fractional distillation, the product is repeatedly distilled in the fractionating column by many vaporization / condensation cycles

 

The fractional distillation can separate miscible(soluble/ liquids soluble in each other) liquids from each other and ...

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