Solution, solvent, solute, soluble, solubility, insoluble... what are all these 'sol' words about?
- solution is a mixture of a solute and a solvent which do not separate out
- solute is substance being dissolved
- solvent is the liquid it's dissolving into
- soluble means it can be dissolved
- insoluble means it will not dissolve
- solubility is a measure of how much will dissolve