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You have a sample of a white crystalline substance from your kitchen. You know that it is either salt or sugar. Although you could decide by taste, suggest another property that you could use to decide. (Hint: You may use the World Wide Web or a handbook of chemistry in the library to find some information.)

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

9th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

9th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640
Chapter 1, Problem 34GQ
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You have a sample of a white crystalline substance from your kitchen. You know that it is either salt or sugar. Although you could decide by taste, suggest another property that you could use to decide. (Hint: You may use the World Wide Web or a handbook of chemistry in the library to find some information.)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The property relation between the sugar and salt has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Solubility:

The ability for a given substance, the solute, to dissolve in a solvent. It is measured in terms of the maximum amount of solute dissolved in a solvent at equilibrium.

Explanation of Solution

In principle, as the temperature increases the solubility of solid increases.  The size of the sugar molecule is larger than the size of the ions of the...

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