In a solution, is the solute the substance present in the greatest amount?

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Sep 26, 2016

Answer:

Usually, the solute is present in the LEAST amount.

Explanation:

Water is the typical solvent for most solutions. Given that water has an exceptionally low molecular mass (and can thus dissolve multigram quantities of solute), water is typically the substance present in the greatest quantity with respect to molecules.