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× Weak Electrolytes
Acetic acid ionizes only to a small extent, so it
is a weak electrolyte.
CH3CO2H(aq) → CH3CO2-(aq) + H+(aq) Non-Electrolytes
Some compounds dissolve in
water but do not conduct
They are non-electrolytes.
Non-electrolytes do not
dissociate into ions!
dissociate Species in Solution: Electrolytes
Strong electrolytes: Characterized by ions only (cations &
anions) in solution (water). Conduct electricity well
Weak electrolytes: Characterized by ions (cations & anions)
& molecules in solution. Conduct electricity poorly
Non-electrolytes: Characterized by molecules in solution. Do not conduct electricity Solutes in Aqueous Solutions
Solutes Solubility Rules
How do we know if a compound will be soluble in
For molecular compounds, the molecule must be
Polarity: separation of charge caused by a nonuniform...
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