Problem: Watch the animation, then check off the samples that will conduct electricity.An electrolyte is a substance that when dissolved in water, the solution will conduct electricity. A solution that conducts electricity well is said to contain a strong electrolyte. A solution that conducts electricity poorly even when a significant quantity of the solute is present contains a weak electrolyte. In contrast, a substance that does not conduct electricity when dissolved in water is a nonelectrolyte.Watch the video about the electrolytic properties of sodium chloride, NaCl, and sugar.

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Watch the animation, then check off the samples that will conduct electricity.


An electrolyte is a substance that when dissolved in water, the solution will conduct electricity. A solution that conducts electricity well is said to contain a strong electrolyte. A solution that conducts electricity poorly even when a significant quantity of the solute is present contains a weak electrolyte. In contrast, a substance that does not conduct electricity when dissolved in water is a nonelectrolyte.


Watch the video about the electrolytic properties of sodium chloride, NaCl, and sugar.

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