Ch 20: TExES Science 7-12: Properties of Solutions

About This Chapter

This Properties of Solutions chapter features video lessons taught by subject experts and self-assessment quizzes to help you study for the TExES Science 7-12 exam.

TExES Science 7-12: Properties of Solutions - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll take a look at chemical solutions. Our expert instructors can help you review the basic properties of solutions and other similar concentrations, as well as related calculations. This chapter features lessons that can help you:

  • Identify solutions, solutes and solvents
  • Understand the rate of dissolution
  • Explain electrolytes and nonelectrolytes
  • Explore solubility and solubility curves
  • Calculate dilution of solutions
  • Define colligative properties and Raoult's law
  • Explain why water is the universal solvent

Our lessons are crafted specifically with the TExES Science 7-12 examination in mind, so you're getting more than just a lesson on chemical solutions. Instead, you'll be reviewing topics as they appear on the exam using short, easy-to-navigate video lessons and accurate transcripts. With our study resources, you can learn at your own pace and take that next step towards acing your TExES Science 7-12 examination.

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: TExES Science 7-12: Properties of Solutions
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Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

1. Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

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The Rate of Dissolution: Factors and Definition

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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 Dilution of Solutions

5. 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.

Colligative Properties and Raoult's Law

6. 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.

Why is Water the Universal Solvent?

7. Why is Water the Universal Solvent?

Did you know that water is referred to as the ''universal solvent?'' In this lesson, you'll learn what that means. You'll also learn which of water's properties make it the universal solvent.

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