Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 2, The Chemistry of Life - 2.2 - Properties of Water - 2.2 Assessment - Page 44: 2b


See explanation below for the difference between a solution and a suspension.

Work Step by Step

A solution is where the solute is dissolved in a liquid solution such as water. A suspension is where the solute is suspended in the solution and does not dissolve easily. A good example of this would be oil in water. Oil will float to the top of an aqueous solution.
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