What is the difference between aqueous and non aqueous solutions?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 29th Sep, 2016, 02:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Aqueous Solution

A solution in which water has been used as a solvent. Example: Solution of common salt or sugar in water.

Non-Aqueous Solution

A solution in which the solvent used is other than water. Example: Sulphur dissolved in carbon disulphide. Non-aqueous solvents are alcohol, benzene, ether, acetone etc.

 

Answered by  | 29th Sep, 2016, 04:42: PM