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What type of molecule is water?
Water is a polar molecule.
What is surface tension?
The inward force or pull that tends to minimize the surface area of a liquid.
What is any substance that interferes with the hydrogen bonding between water molecules and thereby reduces surface tension?
What is an aqueous solution?
Water that contains dissolved substances.
In a solution, the dissolved particles are ______.
Solute (ex. gases)
A ____ dissolves the solute.
Solvent (ex. water)
What is an electrolyte?
A compound that conducts an electric current when it is in an aqueous solution or in the molten state.
A ________ is a compound that does not conduct an electric current in either aqueous solution or the molten state.
A _______ is a mixture from which particles settle out upon standing.
What is an emulsifying agent?
An emulsion is a heterogeneous mixture of a liquid in a liquid that do not mix without an agent.