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Gases in water

  1. Apr 11, 2004 #1
    As temperature increases, the solubility of gases decreases, but why?

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  3. Apr 11, 2004 #2

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    Evaporation and condensation occurs primarily at the surface. As temperature increases the kinetic energy at the surface increases and more molecules have a chance to escape rather and less to condensate.

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