"The properties of ideal solutions are linear combinations of the properties of their species: –in a qualitative sense, ideal solution is like a 'mechanical' mixture without any interactions between its species.--as a consequence, the species of ideal solutions 'behave' independently affected only by its own concentration."
"An ideal solution is like an ideal gas in the following respects: 1. Neither exists exactly in nature. There are no gases that show exactly ideal gas behavior over a ..."
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