Ch 27: Colligative Properties of Solution

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Colligative Properties of Solution - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors explain the colligative properties of vapor pressure and osmotic pressure and describe Raoult's Law and the equation used to determine osmotic pressure. The concept of freezing point depression will be defined along with instructions about how to determine a new freezing point. You will learn how to calculate the boiling point in a solution using a simple equation.

As you progress through the lessons, you'll be introduced to the concepts of molality, electrolytes and solutions. The formula used to calculate molecular weight will be reviewed, along with where atomic masses can be located on the periodic table. After you have reviewed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Use Raoult's Law to determine the vapor pressure of a solution
  • Calculate osmotic pressure and molar mass using the correct equation
  • Identify a freezing point
  • Explain freezing point depression
  • Use a simple equation to calculate boiling point
  • Determine molecular weight using a formula
  • Locate atomic masses on the periodic table

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