Problem: Is the separation method used in brewing a cup of coffee best described as distillation, filtration, or chromatography?

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Let's define each of the separation methods mentioned:

Distillation

• involves the separation of liquid and/or gases based on a difference in their boiling points

Filtration

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An automatic drip coffee maker.


Is the separation method used in brewing a cup of coffee best described as distillation, filtration, or chromatography?

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