   Chapter 16, Problem 1ALQ

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# Which of the following will affect the total amount of solute that can dissolve in a given amount of solvent?a. The solution is stirred.b. The solute is ground to fine particles before dissolving.c. The temperature changes.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The quantity that affects the total amount of solute is to be identified from the given list

Concept introduction: Solubility is defined as the maximum amount of solute that can dissolve in a certain amount of solvent at a given temperature.

Explanation

To identify: The quantity that affects the total amount of solute that can dissolve in a given amount of solvent.

(a) Solution is stirred: Stirring of solution only speeds up the equilibrium. It will not affect the total amount of solute that can dissolve in the given amount of solution...

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