Problem: The electrical conductivities of the following 0.100 M solutions were measured in an apparatus that contained a light bulb as the indicator of conductivity. Rank the solutions in order of decreasing intensity (brightest to dimmest) of the light bulb.When a compound is dissolved in water, the resulting solution is either an electrolyte or a nonelectrolyte. The solution of an electrolyte has the ability to conduct an electric current. A strong electrolyte dissociates or ionizes almost completely into ions, whereas a weak electrolyte undergoes only limited ionization or dissociation. The solution of a nonelectrolyte does not conduct a current because few, if any, ions are present in the solution. The electrical conductivity of a solution can easily be measured with a meter or a light bulb. The total ion concentration of any solution is determined by both the type and the concentration of solute.

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The electrical conductivities of the following 0.100 M solutions were measured in an apparatus that contained a light bulb as the indicator of conductivity. Rank the solutions in order of decreasing intensity (brightest to dimmest) of the light bulb.

When a compound is dissolved in water, the resulting solution is either an electrolyte or a nonelectrolyte. The solution of an electrolyte has the ability to conduct an electric current. A strong electrolyte dissociates or ionizes almost completely into ions, whereas a weak electrolyte undergoes only limited ionization or dissociation. The solution of a nonelectrolyte does not conduct a current because few, if any, ions are present in the solution. The electrical conductivity of a solution can easily be measured with a meter or a light bulb. The total ion concentration of any solution is determined by both the type and the concentration of solute.

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