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Unformatted text preview: other words, whether the compounds will stay as compounds or become charged ions to create an electric flow o Electrolyte : the solute present in the solution whose amount of dissociation determines the conductivity solutions of ionic compounds conduct electricity more ionic = more conductive conductivity varies from compound to compound strong electrolytes completely dissociate into ions solutions strongly conduct electricity typical compounds: soluble ionic compounds strong acids weak electrolytes incompletely dissociate into ions solutions weakly conduct electricity typical compounds: weak acids nonelectrolytes no dissociation solutions don't conduct electricity typical compounds: molecular compounds...
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course CHEM 1331 taught by Professor Bott during the Fall '06 term at UH Clear Lake.
- Fall '06