Why do dispersed colloid particles stay dispersed? Please help because Im really confused.
Chemistry - DrBob222, Monday, February 22, 2010 at 1:26am
They are small enough that they can be moved around (brownian movement). If they were larger they would settle out as a suspension does. Here is an article that talks about suspensions, solutions, and colloids. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspension_%28chemistry%29