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In a solution of salt and water, which component is the solute? A. salt B. water C. beaker D. oxygen

Karen Wright

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Karen Wright on December 28, 2018

Answer : The correct option is (A) Salt.Explanation :Solute : is defined as a substance that dissolves in a solvent. It is a small component of a solution.Solvent : it is defined as a substance that dissolves a solute. It is a larger component of a solution.In a salt and water solution, the solute is the component of the salt, and the solvent is the component of water.Therefore, the correct answer is Salt.

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