• The rate at which a solute dissolves depends upon the size of the solute particles.
  • A packet of granulated sugar would dissolve faster than a cube of sugar.
  • Dissolving sugar in water will occur more quickly if the water is stirred.
  • A temperature change not only affects the rate of dissolving, but also affects the amount of solute that dissolves.
  • The rate of Dissolving is influenced by surface area, stirring, and temperature.
  • Try out this simulation and see how much candy you can make.
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