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Mon December 26, 2011 By:
 

Can hydration enthalpy be explained in a simpler way ?

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Tue December 27, 2011

Enthalpy of hydration of an ion is the amount of energy released when 1 mole of a gaseous ion dissolve in a very large amount of water.

M+(g) +aq -----> M+(aq)

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