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Solute: A substance that dissolves in a solvent to form a solution (usually a solid)

Solvent: The liquid in which a solute dissolves in to form a solution (Usually a liquid)

Solution: Is a solute dissolved in a solvent to form a solution ­ (an aqueous solution
is where the…

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Here the solution is saturated at 100 degrees so no further solute can be taken into the
solution at that particular temperature. The type of question you could get would be something
like: What is mass of copper sulphate will crystallise when a solution containing 100g of water
is cooled…

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Solubility in gases
Many gases are soluble in water e.g. Carbon dioxide, oxygen and chlorine. The solubility of a
gas increases as the temperature decreases ­ this is the opposite to solubility in solids. The
solubility of a gas increases as the pressure increases ­ the higher the pressure the…

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