Can hydration enthalpy be explained in a simpler way ?

Asked by  | 26th Dec, 2011, 08:46: PM

Expert Answer:

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)

Answered by  | 27th Dec, 2011, 10:02: AM

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