Skip to main content
Chemistry LibreTexts

Hydration

  • Page ID
    40470
  • A hydration is a reaction in which the net reaction is an addition reaction in which water is a reactant.

    eg. 1:

    eg. 2:

    net reaction:

    eg. 3:

    net reaction:

    eg. 4:

    Overall, hydration is the exact opposite of dehydration.