Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry

Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry - Aqueous...

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Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry Solution Composition Water possesses many unusual properties. One of the most important properties of water is its ability to dissolve a wide variety of substances. It may sound strange, but absolutely pure water can be considered corrosive due to its capacity to absorb other compounds and ions. Solutions in which water is the dissolving medium are called aqueous solutions . Limestone caves, for example, are formed by the dissolving action of water, and dissolved CO 2 , on solid Calcium Carbonate. The dissolved mineral is then deposited as stalagtites and stalagmites as the water evaporates: CaCO 3 (s) + H 2 O(l) + CO 2 (aq) - Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 (aq) Many physiological chemical reactions occur in aqueous solutions. How do we express solution composition? What are the chemical forms in which substances occur in aqueous solutions? Solution Composition A solution is a homogenous mixture of two or more substances, consisting of 1. The solvent
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