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									                    Physical Science
Chapter 8: solutions, acids and bases
Solution vs. Suspension
 A solution is a homogeneous mixture (parts of
 mixture appear the same throughout) of two or more
 substances

 A suspension is a heterogeneous mixture (parts of
 mixture are noticeably different) that separates into
 layers over time
Solution vs. Suspension
 The mixture in container A is sodium chloride (table
 salt) and hot water

 The mixture in container B is oil and water

 Is container A a solution or a suspension???
      solution

 Is container B a solution or a suspension???
      suspension
Solutions
 A solution is composed of two parts: a solute and a
  solvent

 A solute is a substance whose particles are dissolved in a
  solution
 A solvent is the substance in which the solute dissolves in

 Container A is a solution of water and salt:
 Which substance is the solute???
     salt
 Which substance is the solvent???
     water, in fact water is the BEST solvent on earth!!!

								
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