Q. 53.6( 5 Votes )

Maximum amount of a solid solute that can be dissolved in a specified amount of a given liquid solvent does not depend upon ____________.
A. Temperature

B. Nature of solute

C. Pressure

D. Nature of solvent

Answer :

Pressure has nearly no effect on the solubility of a solute in a solution as solute is nearly incompressible.

Thus, it’s solubility cannot be increased by pressure.

The solubility of solute depends on its nature and nature of the solvent.

The solubility of a solute increases with the increase in temperature as the molecules easily break at a higher temperature, due to the increase in the activation energy.

Thus, Option (iii) is the correct answer.

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