Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Solutions Vocab

Colloid A mixture with medium sized particles that do not settle out; generally uniform appearance
Concentrated Describes a solution that contains a relatively large amount of solute
Dilute Describes a solution that contains a relatively small amount of solute
Immiscible Describes liquids that do not dissolve in each other (ex. oil and water)
Insoluble "does not dissolve"
Miscible Describes liquids that dissolve in each other (ex. alcohol and water)
Precipitate An insoluble solid material that is produced in double replacement reactions; it settles to the bottom of the container upon standing
Saturated A solution that contains the maximum amount of solute for a given amount of solvent at a particular temperature
Solubility The maximum amount of a solute that dissolves in a given amount of solvent at a particular temperature; produces a saturated solution
Soluble "dissolves"
Solute The dissolved particles in a solution (ex. sugar); present in the smaller amount
Solution A homogeneous mixture with very small particles that do not settle out of the solution; composed of a solute and a solvent
Solvation The process that occurs when an ionic solid dissolves; the ions are pulled apart and surrounded by solvent molecules
Solvent The dissolving medium in a solution (ex. water); present in the larger amount
Supersaturated A solution that contains more solute than it can theoretically hold at a particular temperature; unstable; excess solute will crystallize out if a "seed crystal" is added
Suspension A heterogeneous mixture with large particles that settle out upon standing
Tyndall Effect Scattering of light by particles in a colloid or suspension, which causes the beam of light to become visible
Unsaturated A solution that contains less solute than a saturated solution at a particular temperature
Created by: msbaker



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards