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Chemical Solutions

A solution is one type of homogeneous mixture. Solvation occurs when solution components have similar stabilizing interactions. Two substances are miscible if they can solvate each other at any concentration. The physical and chemical properties of all components change upon dissolution. Wolfram|Alpha has extensive solubility knowledge of various compounds in both polar and nonpolar solvents.

Solution Properties

Explore properties of different solutions, which depend on the solvent, solute and concentration.

Compute properties of a chemical solution:

Compute a specified property of a solution:

Compute properties of a quantity of a solution:

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Titration

Explore titrations, where the known concentration of one solution is used to find the unknown concentration of a second solution.

Do titration computations:

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Concentration

Compute the solute concentration for various measures of concentration.

Compute the molarity of a solution:

Find the molality of a solution:

Determine the mass fraction for a mixture:

Evaluate the amount fraction for a solution:

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Dilution

Perform dilution computations and find properties of the resulting solutions.

Do dilution computations:

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Solubility

Use the Wolfram Knowledgebase to explore the solubility of different compounds.

Determine miscibility of chemicals:

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Colligative Properties

Investigate solution properties that depend only upon the ratio of solute to solvent particles.

Compute vapor pressure lowering:

Calculate pressure on a membrane:

Compute the boiling point elevation for a solution:

Find the freezing point depression for a solution:

Determine the van 't Hoff factor for a solution:

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Acids & Bases

Analyze acidic and basic solutions.

Calculate measures of acidity and basicity:

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Solution Preparation

Work out chemical solution preparation recipes.

Prepare solutions using the dilution formula:

Prepare solutions using the definition of molarity:

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Saltwater

Find out more about saltwater, which is a form of salt solution that makes up the majority of water on Earth.

Get properties of a saltwater solution:

Get data on saline solutions:

Find the absorption coefficient of seawater:

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