Why is there multiple ways to prepare salts? Watch

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Hi guys I'm just trying to understand the reasoning behind the 2 basic methods for salt preparation. I know how to do them but I cant seem to understand the point of it.

Why do we have to use titration for alkalis and excess-filtration for bases?

Don't both salts end up in a solution of water from neutralization? and both are heated to evaporate water and should leave behind crystals whether they are soluble or not, as the water has been evaporated?

What would happen if we didn't use 2 different methods?

The only reason to use 2 methods seems to be to make sure 100% that alkali and acids are reacted completely and there's an excess of neither. So why all the mention of insoluble and soluble salts?
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