Problem: Which of the following statements is TRUE?A. If the heat of solution is negative for a solid in a liquid, then more solid will dissolve at higher temperatures.B. Even though ionic forces are so much stronger than hydrogen bonds, some ionic compounds will be soluble in ethanol.C. In any solution, the solvent is always the component present in the greater amount.D. The solubility of a gas in a liquid is inversely proportional to the pressure.E. The entropy of a solution is always greater than the entropy of the separate components.

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We are asked which of the following statements is TRUE.


Analyze each statement: 

A. If the heat of the solution is negative for a solid in a liquid, then more solid will dissolve at higher temperatures.

  • If the heat of the solution is negative this means that it is exothermic.
  • When a reaction is exothermic, the system or the reaction is releasing heat to the surroundings.


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Which of the following statements is TRUE?

A. If the heat of solution is negative for a solid in a liquid, then more solid will dissolve at higher temperatures.

B. Even though ionic forces are so much stronger than hydrogen bonds, some ionic compounds will be soluble in ethanol.

C. In any solution, the solvent is always the component present in the greater amount.

D. The solubility of a gas in a liquid is inversely proportional to the pressure.

E. The entropy of a solution is always greater than the entropy of the separate components.