In a liquid-liquid extraction, 10 kg of a solution containing 2 kg of solute C and 8 kg of solvent A is brought into contact with 10 kg of solvent B. Solvent A and B are completely immiscible in each other whereas solute C is soluble in both the solvents. The extraction process attains equilibrium. The equilibrium relationship between the two phases is Y* = 0.9X, where Y* is the kg of C/kg of B and X is kg of C/kg of A. Choose the correct answer?

A. The entire amount of C is transferred to solvent B
B. Less than 2 kg but more than 1 kg of C is transferred to solvent B
C. Less than 1 kg of C is transferred to B
D. No amount of C is transferred to B

In case of an absorber, the operating _______________?

A. Line always lies above the equilibrium curve
B. Line always lies below the equilibrium curve
C. Line can be either above or below the equilibrium curve
D. Velocity is more than the loading velocity

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