Chemistry 12th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solutions - Questions & Problems: 4.1

Answer

When dissolving solid sodium chloride in water, the solute would be the solid NaCl, the solvent would be the water, and the combined mixture of water and table salt would be the solution.

Work Step by Step

In a solution, the solute is the minor component that becomes dissolved in the solvent, the solvent is the major component which the solute is dissolved in, and a solution is a mixture in which solute is evenly distributed throughout the solvent.
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