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Ch 25: TExES Physical Science 6-12: Properties of Solutions

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Review chemical solutions using our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. You can expect to encounter questions about this topic on the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Physical Science 6-12 exam.

TExES Physical Science 6-12: Properties of Solutions - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter focus on laws and calculations relating to the properties of solutions. You can study dilution, solubility, dissolution and molarity/molality concentration. With a firm knowledge of these concepts, you should be fully prepared to answer relevant questions found on the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam. The chapter can also help you do the following:

  • Identify factors that affect the rate of dissolution
  • Discuss solutions, nonelectrons and electrolytes
  • Outline solubility and solubility curves
  • Calculate the dilution of solutions
  • Determine molar mass using colligative properties
  • Explain Raoult's law and colligative properties
  • Differentiate between unsaturated, saturated and supersaturated solutions
  • Describe the properties of water

The video lessons combine narrative text with illustrated examples, making the learning experience easy and fun. You can determine what you've gained by watching these lessons when you take the accompanying quizzes, which use the same multiple-choice format that you'll find on the TExES Physical Science 6-12 exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 25: TExES Physical Science 6-12: Properties of Solutions
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Unsaturated Solution: Definition & Examples

1. Unsaturated Solution: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you''ll learn the definition of an unsaturated solution. There will be examples provided to assist you with your understanding of the topic. Also, several examples of unsaturated solutions are provided.

Saturated Solution: Definition & Examples

2. Saturated Solution: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of a saturated solution. There will be examples provided to assist you with your understanding of the topic. Also several types of saturated solutions are provided.

Supersaturated Solution: Definition & Example

3. Supersaturated Solution: Definition & Example

In this lesson, we'll be learning about supersaturated solutions. Here, you'll learn what a supersaturated solution is and how it is made. Then we'll look at some examples.

The Rate of Dissolution: Factors and Definition

4. The Rate of Dissolution: Factors and Definition

Learn what dissolution is and the factors that affect the rate of dissolution, such as temperature, surface area, polarity and pressure. Learn what miscible and immiscible mean in regards to liquids.

Solutions, Electrolytes and Nonelectrolytes

5. Solutions, Electrolytes and Nonelectrolytes

Learn what a solution is and how it is formed. Learn how to express the concentration of a solution in terms of molarity, molality and mass percent. Discover the differences between an electrolyte and a nonelectrolyte.

Solubility and Solubility Curves

6. Solubility and Solubility Curves

Learn what solubility is as well as the definitions of 'saturated,' 'unsaturated' and 'supersaturated.' Learn how to determine the solubility of a substance in water by using a solubility curve. Discover the effects of pressure and temperature on the solubility of liquids, solids and gases.

Calculating Molarity and Molality Concentration

7. Calculating Molarity and Molality Concentration

Learn the abbreviations and meaning of molarity and molality and go over some sample calculations with given concentrations.

Calculating Dilution of Solutions

8. Calculating Dilution of Solutions

Learn what a solution is and how to properly dilute a new solution from a stock solution. Learn the dilution equation that combines molarity, the volume of stock solution and desired solution to determine how much stock solution is needed for the new solution.

Using Colligative Properties to Determine Molar Mass

9. Using Colligative Properties to Determine Molar Mass

In this lesson, we will explore the effect of colligative properties on a solution. We will learn how to calculate freezing point depression and see how it can be used to calculate the molar mass of an unknown substance.

Colligative Properties and Raoult's Law

10. Colligative Properties and Raoult's Law

Learn how vapor pressure and osmotic pressure are colligative properties. Learn Raoult's Law and how to use it to determine the vapor pressure of a solution. Learn the equation for determining osmotic pressure and how to use it to determine the molar mass of a substance.

Properties of Water

11. Properties of Water

Why does ice float? Why can water rise on its own against gravity in a small tube? Find out how these mysterious properties of water can be explained by hydrogen bonds.

Chapter Practice Exam
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