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For convenience, we often refer to the majority component as the solvent solutes. But there is really no fundamental distinction between them. Details about the special factors that affect the rate of reactions carried out in solutions as opposed to the gas phase are described here.
Solutions play a very important role in Chemistry because they allow intimate and varied encounters between molecules of different kinds, a condition that is essential for rapid chemical reactions to occur.
Several more explicit reasons can be cited for devoting a significant amount of effort to the subject of solutions: For the reason stated above, most chemical reactions that are carried out in the laboratory and in industry, and that occur in living organisms, take place in solution.
Solutions are so common; very few pure substances are found in nature. Solutions provide a convenient and accurate means of introducing known small amounts of a substance to a reaction system. Advantage is taken of this in the process of titration, for example.
The physical properties of solutions are sensitively influenced by the balance between the intermolecular forces of like and unlike solvent and solute molecules.
The physical properties of solutions thus serve as useful experimental probes of these intermolecular forces. We usually think of a solution as a liquid made by adding a gas, a solid or another liquid solute in a liquid solvent.
Actually, solutions can exist as gases and solids as well. Solid solutions are very common; most natural minerals and many metallic alloys are solid solutions. Still, it is liquid solutions that we most frequently encounter and must deal with.
Actually, this is not strictly correct, since all substances have at least a slight tendency to dissolve in each other. This raises two important and related questions: Various ways of expressing concentration are in use; the choice is usually a matter of convenience in a particular application.
You should become familiar with all of them. Parts-per concentration In the consumer and industrial world, the most common method of expressing the concentration is based on the quantity of solute in a fixed quantity of solution.
For example, a solution made by dissolving 10 g of salt with g of water contains "1 part of salt per 20 g of water". It is usually more convenient to express such concentrations as "parts per ", which we all know as "percent".
For an overview of the uses and magnitudes of parts-per notation, see here. Problem Example 1 The Normal Saline solution used in medicine for nasal irrigation, wound cleaning and intravenous drips is a 0.
How would you prepare 1.Doing Dilutions to Test a Chemical’s Toxicity Thresholds Conduct a laboratory experiment where certain allelotoxins are tested at varying dilutions or concentrations.
These dilutions, once observed and analyzed, should give some insight into what amounts of that chemical . Experiment 2: INTRODUCTION TO SPECTROSCOPY PRE-LABORATORY QUESTIONS 1.
a. Define spectroscopy. Prepare food-coloring solutions of various known concentrations by diluting a stock concentration in solution.
Different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum such as infrared, visible, ultraviolet, or, X-ray radiation can be used to. Using a clean stirring rod, test each solution with a strip of blue litmus paper. If the paper does not turn from blue to pink, continue adding drops until it does.
1 Acids, Bases and pH Objectives The objectives of this lab are a) To determine the pH of household chemicals using red cabbage indicator. b) To investigate the behavior of a buffer solution upon addition of strong acids and bases.
For the reason stated above, most chemical reactions that are carried out in the laboratory and in industry, and that occur in living organisms, take place in solution. Solutions are so common; very few pure substances are found in nature. In this experiment, different sugar solutions were mixed with a yeast solution.
The yeast solution caused the sugar solutions to undergo glycolysis and produce CO 2. Glucose, fructose, and mannose all produced CO 2, yet galactose did not.