• The focus of Water was on water's role in the formation of aqueous solutions.
  • We examined the primary characteristics of a solution, how water is able to dissolve solid solutes.
  • There are many examples of solutions that do not involve water at all, or that involve solutes that are not solids.
  • Table below summarizes the possible combinations of solute-solvent states, along with examples of each.
  • For example, water in air is the solvent for nitrogen, making it the solution.
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