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Why does salt dissolve in a salt water solution?


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Answered 2010-10-27 04:28:28

If more salt will dissolve in a saltwater solution, it is for the simple reason that there is more 'room' for more salt to dissolve. Salt will only dissolve in salt water solutions which have not reached salt saturation.

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