What happens when elements and compounds dissolve in water?

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An aqueous solution is formed.
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What happens when an ionic compound dissolves in water?

Answer . Water is a very good solvent. When an ionic compound is dissolved in water, it breaks into its contituent radical ions. say for example if you dissolve NaCl in wat

What happens to ionic and covalent compounds when they are dissolved in water?

When an ionic compound is dissolved in water, it is broken up into its positive and its negative ions. We shall use Table Salt for our example. It has the formula NaCl, which