what is a solution
A combination of a liquid solvent and a solid solute
what is a solvent
a liquid component of a solution that a solid solute is dissolved into
What is a solute
a solid component of a solution that is dissolved into the liquid solvent
What is an electrolyte?
any substance containing free ions that make the substance electrically conductive
what is a non electrolyte?
does not dissociate at all in solution and therefore does not produce any ions
what does saturated mean
The point where the solvent can disolve no more of the solute without it appearing as two different substances.
what does unsaturated mean
having carbon–carbon double or triple bonds and therefore not containing the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms for the number of carbons.
what does supersaturated mean
increase the concentration of (a solution) beyond saturation point