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Explain Why a Hot Saturated Solution of Potassium Nitrate Forms Crystals as It Cools. - Chemistry

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Explain why a hot saturated solution of potassium nitrate forms crystals as it cools.

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Solubility of nitrates decreases with a fall in temperature. Thus, when a hot saturated solution of potassium nitrate cools, it forms crystals as it separates from the solution. 

Concept: Saturated Solutions
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Selina Concise Science Chemistry 1 Class 9 ICSE
Chapter 3 Water
Exercise 3 (B) | Q 2 | Page 47
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