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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 9:02am.

Explain the following observations using chem principles:

When table salt and sugar are dissolved in water, it is observed that:

1. Both solutions have a higher boiling point than pure water.

2. the boiling point of .1 M NaCl solution is higher than that of .1 M C12H22O11 solution.

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1. I was thinking the salt and the sucrose have a higher vapor pressure which causes the vapor pressure of the solution to increase and decrease the volatility.

2. not sure about number 2

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