General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 12 - Solutions - Questions and Problems - Page 526: 12.10


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We know that according to Le Chatelier's principle, a gas is more soluble in a liquid at higher pressures because when the gas dissolves in the liquid ,the system decreases in volume and thus tends to decrease the applied pressure. On the other hand, when a solid is dissolved in a liquid, a very little change occurs in volume.
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