Is salt a solute in seawater?

1 Answer
Jan 18, 2017

Answer:

Absolutely..........

Explanation:

Sea water contains #Na^+# and #Cl^(-)# ions. This site tells us that every litre of seawater contains approx. #35*g# solute, which is mostly dissolved #NaCl#. Can you tell us the molar concentration with respect to #NaCl#, i.e.

#"Concentration"# #=# #"Moles of NaCl"/"Volume of solution"#