On completion of the unit you should be able to:

1. define solutions
2. define solute and solvent
3. describe the dissolving process for ionic and molecular compounds
4. define the term “solubility”
5. define saturated and unsaturated solutions
6. predict the solubility of molecular compounds in water
7. use the solubility rules to predict the solubility of ionic compounds in water

9.1 Terminology
Reading: Hebden – page 193
9.2 Polarity of molecules
Reading: Hebden – page 204
9.3 Solubility rules of ionic compounds in water