Chemistry:Aqueous solution

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Short description
Solution in which the solvent is water
The first solvation shell of a sodium ion dissolved in water

An aqueous solution is a solution in which the solvent is water. It is mostly shown in chemical equations by appending (aq) to the relevant chemical formula.

See also


  • Zumdahl, Steven S. (1997). Chemistry (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. pp. 133-145. ISBN 9780669417944.