Problem: What is the difference between the solute and the solvent?(a) The solvent is the majority component of the mixture, and the solute is the minority component in the mixture.(b) The solvent is the minority component in the mixture, and the solute is the majority component of the mixture.

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A solution is a homogeneous mixture consisting of a solute dissolved into a solvent .

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What is the difference between the solute and the solvent?

(a) The solvent is the majority component of the mixture, and the solute is the minority component in the mixture.

(b) The solvent is the minority component in the mixture, and the solute is the majority component of the mixture.

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