Name the technique to separate

(i) butter from curd,

 

Answer

(i) Butter from curd - Centrifugation

  • It is the process of separating the solid particles from a liquid, using centrifugal force 
  • In this case, the mixture is rotated / spun resulting in denser particles (curd) moving down and lighter particles (butter) moving up and hence getting separated.
  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 2 Class 9 - Is Matter Around Us Pure

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