Elements and Compounds

What is the best why of eliminating methanol from water?

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January 11, 2010 3:39PM

at normal atmospheric pressure methanol boils at around 67 degrees (C) and water boils at 100 degrees .. so I guess the easiest way would be by simply evaporating the methanol at a temperature around 80 degrees .. be careful though and take all the ness. safety precautions .. methanol is VERY poisonous and flammable .. so better do it in gas cabin or in an open room with good ventilation .. oh and do not heat the mixture directly .. you should heat it in a water bath .. all the best