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Homework Help: Determine property of solution

  1. May 10, 2008 #1
    For which property is the value greater for a solution of a nonvolatile solute than for the pure solvent? a.boiling point b.freezing point c.triple point d.vapor pressure

    Please explain the answer. thanks
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2008
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  3. May 11, 2008 #2

    Borek

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    Please read about colligative properties in your textbook or wikipedia, then think - for each of the answers given - how the property listed changes in the presence of nonvolatile solute.
     
  4. May 11, 2008 #3

    GCT

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    As Borek mentioned research "boiling point elevation".
     
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