Problem: Question 8 (10 points) When dissolving the same amount of solute into the following solvents which freezing point would be depressed the most? (i) Water, Kf = 1.86 (ii) Ethanol, Kf =  1.99 (iii) Diethyl ether, Kf = 1.79 (iv) Chloroform, Kf = 4.70 

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Recall that ΔTf = Kf • m • i, which tells us that Kf is directly proportional to the depression. Therefore 

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Question 8 (10 points) 

When dissolving the same amount of solute into the following solvents which freezing point would be depressed the most? 

(i) Water, Kf = 1.86 

(ii) Ethanol, Kf =  1.99 

(iii) Diethyl ether, Kf = 1.79 

(iv) Chloroform, Kf = 4.70 

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