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Unformatted text preview: breaking the surface. d. If you slightly overfill a water glass, the water will form a convex surface above the top of the glass. e. If you place a paper towel so that it touches spilled water, the towel will draw in the water. f. Ice floats on water. 6. Distinguish among a solute, a solvent, and a solution. 7. Distinguish between hydrophobic and hydrophilic substances. 8. Name the products of the dissociation of water and give their concentration in pure water. 9. Define acid, base, and pH. 10.Explain how acids and bases may directly or indirectly alter the hydrogen ion concentration of a solution. 11.Using the bicarbonate buffer system as an example, explain how buffers work....
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