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Subject: Why does the solubility of a gas decrease with a temperature increase?

Date: Fri Nov 15 22:42:14 1996
Posted by: jennifer
Grade level: 10-12
School/Organization: Hants North Rural High
City: No city given. State/Province: Nova Scotia
Country: Canada
Area of science: Chemistry
Message ID: 848119334.Ch
Message:
The solubility of solids in water usually increases when the 
temperature increases. Why?  Why is the opposite true of gases?

Thanks.

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