Class 12 Chemistry Solutions Introduction

Introduction

During summer after returning home from outside it feels refreshing to drink a glass lemon water. What is it actually??  It is nothing just a mixture of salt, sugar, lemon juice in water. This a rehydrating solution. Solution can be defined as a liquid mixture with minor component (salt, sugar, lemon juice) uniformly distributed within the major component (water).

 

The component of a solution present in the huge quantity is referred  to as solvent which determines the physical state of the solution whereas the components of a solution present in the lesser amount is referred  to as solute.

In the case of lemonade Water is the solvent whereas salt/sugar are the solute.

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