The mixture of compounds A and B

Question:

The mixture of compounds A and B is passed through a column of Al2O3 by using alcohol as eluant. Compound A is eluted in preference to compound B. Which of the compounds A or B, is more readily adsorbed on the column?

Solution:

Compound A doesn’t adsorb on the column well and moves down the column with alcohol (eluant), while compound B gets adsorbed well on the column and cannot move down.

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