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A solution consists of a solute dissolved in a solvent. A solution is saturated when no additional solute will dissolve in it. Can a saturated solution of sodium chloride dissolve any Epsom salts? Can a saturated solution of Epsom salts dissolve any sodium chloride? How does solubility vary with temperature? How does solubility vary with the surface area of the solute? Design experiments to find out! (Gardner, 1999, 16-17, Stretton, 2004)

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Bibliography

  • Gardner, R., 1999. Science Projects About Kitchen Chemistry. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers.
  • Stretton, T., 2004. "Solubility of Compounds," Tom Stretton's Chemistry Pages, Upper Canada District School Board [accessed January 17, 2006] http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_solution.html.

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