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: 4.3

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We know that hydration is a process in which an ion is surrounded by water molecules. Water is a polar molecule and has a permanent dipole. The Oxygen atom in water has a negative dipole and attracts the positive side of ion, and the hydrogen molecule has a positive dipole and attracts the negative side of the ion.
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