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why is humid air an example of liquid gas solution instead of gas gas solution?

Humid air is just a mixture of gases. It is not a solution (neither of a gas nor of a liquid) in the sense that a solvent (air) is needed to dissolve a solute (water). In this sense, water vapour is ...
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why is humid air an example of liquid gas solution instead of gas gas solution?

Note that not always the water will be in gaseous state (in form of water vapor) in humid air. The moisture we speak of in humid air may be in gaseous state (as water vapor) or liquid state (miniscule ...
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Why should hydrogen peroxide be added to sulfuric acid and not vice versa?

One possibility is that with either ordering the solution becomes hot enough to destabilize the hydrogen peroxide, and the resulting risk of violent decomposition apparently outweighs the "acid ...
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Can a solvent be a solid?

It is more a question of appearances. An acquaintance was playing with some mercury and got a drop or two on his gold wedding ring and watched it disappear into the gold the ring broke in two. What ...
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