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How well do you know your properties of water?

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'water fearing'; any molecule that does not dissolve in water
pH range of basic solutions
the amount of energy required to raise 1 g of a substance by 1 degree Celcius
pH of a solution with a hydrogen ion concentration of 1 x 10^-9
'water loving'; any molecule that interacts well with water
the ability of a molecule to bond to another molecule of the SAME type
process where the molecules with the highest kinetic energy evaporate, leaving the remaining molecules with a lower temperature
because almost anything can dissolve in water, it is called the 'universal...
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layer of water molecules surrounding a large molecule such as a protein; allows the large molecule to 'dissolve' in water
type of bond that forms between opposite dipoles of two different polar molecules
pH range of acidic solutions
main characteristic of molecules that are hydrophobic
a measure of how difficult it is to break the surface of a liquid
a solution that resists changes in the pH; usually a combination of an acid and a salt
a measure of the concentration of solutes dissolved in a solution
the ability of a molecule to bond to another molecule of a DIFFERENT type

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