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That is the question that I am pondering. I conducted the experiment 3 times, and I found out that the solution with 0% salt had a faster evaporation rate than those of 5%, 10% and 15% (all were with 500 mL of water). I have been searching and thinking of reasons why this is so, but I have been unlucky in finding the answer. Is there a reason why the evaporation rate was different? Or is the evaporation rate the same? I tried to control all of the variables. I kept them in the same window with the same amount of light, I used identical glasses, and I used the same water. The only variable was that of the salt solution. Please help me because I do not know of anyone who ever did this experiment, and I cannot think of the reasonable reason(s).
Re: Does the amount of salt in a water solution affect evaporation rates?
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