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What is the relationship between concentration and filtrate volume?

(a) Directly proportional

(b) Indirectly proportional

(c) Equal

(d) Does not depend

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This intriguing question comes from Filtration at Constant Volumetric Flow in chapter Filtration of Food Processing Unit Operations

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Right option is (b) Indirectly proportional

Explanation: Filtration rate is inversely proportional to concentration of the solution. When the solids are present in a very low concentration the filtration is high and rapid.

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