Supersaturated Solution: Definition & Example


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What is a supersaturated solution?

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1. Which of the following is necessary for creating a supersaturated solution?

2. Which of the following is an example of a supersaturated solution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at when there's more solute than a solvent can normally deal with, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of supersaturated solutions. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what a supersaturated solution is as well as knowing how to make one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition and directions for making a supersaturated solution
  • Description of water
  • Characteristics of an unsaturated solution
  • What solubility is

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of water and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what solubility is

Additional Learning

To learn more about this concept from chemistry, review the corresponding lesson called Supersaturated Solution: Definition & Example. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what a supersaturated solution is
  • Identify the difference between a solute and solvent
  • Describe how to form a supersaturated solution
  • Explain the rate of solution of a liquid
  • Appreciate the polar or non-polar nature of a substance