Learning Goal

Learning Goal:

We all encounter solutions everyday and this chapter will help us in understanding some of the aspects of solutions that we take for granted. We will study how to specify solution concentrations and then we will examine several important properties of solutions. Why do cooks sometimes add salt to water to increase the amount of heat supplied to whatever they are cooking? The concept of freezing point depression we use every winter as we try to keep the car radiators from freezing. We observe osmosis in many different forms and our very life depends upon it in cell function. We will also examine some aspects of colloids, which are an important part of our life.

Chapter Highlights:

Read the material from the text (pages 677-678).

Overview Web Activity:

Here is a site for some tutoring (HS notes) in some of the topics in this chapter:

colligative properties


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