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What are the solute particles present in aqueous solutions of each compound? (Select all that apply.) acetic acid

  • chemistry -

    Pure acetic (also called ethanoic) acid is a liquid at room temperature, so is unlikely to be in the form of particles.

    In a true aqueous solution, there should be no solute particles.

    Are there other parts of this question? It doesn't make sense to me.

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    Acetic acid is a weak acid. It ionizes about 1.3% or so. You will have a FEW H^+, a FEW acetate (C2H3O2^-) ions, but most will be in the un-ionized form of HC2H3O2 (molecular acetic acid).

  • chemistry -

    Now I understand your question. Your "particles" are ions and molecules, as DrBob222 has explained.

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