Problem: Considering factors that affect that solubility which statement below true?a) The solubility of a gas in any solvent is increased as the partial pressure of the gas above the solvent increases.b) The solubility of gases in water increases with increasing temperature.c) With few exceptions, the solubility of most solid solutes in water decreases as the solution temperature increases.d) Substances with similar intermolecular attractive forces tend to be insoluble in one another. 

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To determine which statement below is true regarding factors affecting solubility


Solubility increases:

  • For solids:
    • ↑Temperature → ↑solubility for solid solutes
    • ↑Surface area
  • For gases:
    • Temperature → ↑solubility for gas solutes
    • ↑Partial pressure of gas


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Considering factors that affect that solubility which statement below true?

a) The solubility of a gas in any solvent is increased as the partial pressure of the gas above the solvent increases.

b) The solubility of gases in water increases with increasing temperature.

c) With few exceptions, the solubility of most solid solutes in water decreases as the solution temperature increases.

d) Substances with similar intermolecular attractive forces tend to be insoluble in one another. 

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