Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 4

Answer

An aqueous solution is a solution in which water acts as a solvent. A solute is the material dissolved in a solution, whereas a solvent is the medium in which a solute is dissolved to form a solution.

Work Step by Step

In other words, an aqueous solution is a homogeneous mixture of primarily water with some sort of solute mixed in.
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