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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Recently, I conducted an experiment to establish the relationship between the temperature of an electrolyte (I used aqueous Calcium Chloride, though the results obtained with other ionic solutions followed the same trend). As I explained in my hypothesis, I expected the conductivity to proportionally increase with temperature (given that the ions would have more KE, and would therefore move more 'freely').

My results, however, proved the exact opposite, showing a direct inverse proportionality between both variables (ie conductivity decreased with T). My colleagues also had similar results. I have not been able to find any info. regarding this (everything I have found so far supports my hypothesis), and am hoping someone can clear this for me. (if it helps, conductivity probes connected to data loggers recorded the conductivity).

Thanks in advance

My results, however, proved the exact opposite, showing a direct inverse proportionality between both variables (ie conductivity decreased with T). My colleagues also had similar results. I have not been able to find any info. regarding this (everything I have found so far supports my hypothesis), and am hoping someone can clear this for me. (if it helps, conductivity probes connected to data loggers recorded the conductivity).

Thanks in advance