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63.51%(A) make the surface of the mineral hydrophobic. ( 47 voters )
18.92%(B) make the surface of the mineral hydrophilic. ( 14 voters )
16.22%(C) stabilize the froth. ( 12 voters )
1.35%(D) adjust the pH. ( 1 voter )
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GATE MT 2015 Q16. In froth flotation, hydrophobic mineral particles ascend with air bubbles preferentially over hydrophilic mineral particles.The figure shows a schematic of a water droplet placed on the surfaces of two minerals P and Q. Given this information, pick the CORRECT statement from the following:
66.67%(A) Mineral P ascends with air bubbles preferentially over mineral Q. ( 8 voters )
33.33%(B) Mineral Q ascends with air bubbles preferentially over mineral P. ( 4 voters )
0%(C) Both minerals P and Q ascend with the air bubbles without preference.
0%(D) Both minerals P and Q sink to the bottom.
Based On 12 Votes