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Why activated carbon absorbs colored particles? Why colour matters?

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tsuwal
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Mar24-13, 02:43 AM
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Seems a bit odd why colour determines if it is absorved or not, doesn't it? My teacher could not answer this question.
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Mar24-13, 04:08 AM
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Color doesn't matter, carbon absorbs any molecules. We just do the simple experiments with colored substances as then the change is easy to observe.


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