Describe in your own words, what happens to the particles when salt dissolves in water.

As both salt and water are made up of tiny particles that are invisible under the microscope. When salt dissolves in water, the tiny salt particles occupy the spaces between the water particles and mix with them. Thus giving a salty taste to the water.

Hence, when we mix salt with water there is no increase in the volume of water, as the salt particles take up the inter-molecular spaces of water.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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