Consider the following statements:

  1. Addition of methyl alcohol to pure water increases the boiling point of water.
  2. Addition of salt to pure water decreases the freezing point of water.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because addition of methyl alochol to pure water decreases the boiling point of water.

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