Science - Solutions

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mshowley
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Science - Solutions
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2012-04-25 07:44:21
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  1. What is a solution?
    This is a mixture of a solvent and a solute
  2. Give examples of a solution
    Salt and water

    Coffee
  3. What is a solute?
    This is the substance that dissolves eg. salt
  4. Give an example of a solute
    Salt
  5. What is a solvent?
    This is the substance it dissolves in eg. water
  6. Give an example of a solvent
    Water
  7. Explain the difference between soluble and insoluble
    Soluble is when the substance dissolves in a solvent eg. sugar is soluble in water whereas insoluble is when the substance does not dissolve in a solvent eg. sand is insoluble in water
  8. What is a dilute solution?
    This has a small amount of solute (salt) in a large amount of solvent (water)
  9. What is a concentrated solution?
    This has a large amount of solute (salt) in a small amount of solvent (water)
  10. List the four different ways to separate mixtures
    Filtration

    Evaporation

    Distillation

    Chromatography
  11. Describe two ways that a dilute solution could be made more concentrated
    Add more solute

    Boil off the solvent (water)

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