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Water — The Universal Solvent

by: Alfredo L. Aretxabaleta, Gregg R. Brooks, and Nancy W. West

Water is often called the universal solvent because so many substances will dissolve in it. Why do so many substances dissolve readily in water? In this Activity, you will explore the solubility of various substances in water as compared with other liquids.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 9/20/2011Stock # PB298X3_5a

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