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9.3.1: Practice Solution Properties

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    236052
  • Exercise \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Which of the following would conduct electricity well if dissolved in water?

    A)  glucose (C6H12O6)

    B)  baking soda (NaHCO3)

    C)  ethanol (C2H6O)

    Answer

    B) baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is ionic and dissociates into ions when dissolved.

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Which of the following would result in increased solubility of a gas in water?

    A) increased pressure

    B) increased temperature

    Answer

    A) increased pressure, according to Henry's Law, increases the solubility of a gas.  Increased temperature generally decreases the solubility of a gas in water.

     

     

     

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