"colloid is not a substance but ...

"colloid is not a substance but a state of substance". Justify
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Sia ūü§Ė 1¬†year ago

Common salt (a typical crystalloid in an aqueous medium) behaves as a colloid in a benzene medium. Hence, we can say that a colloidal substance does not represent a separate class of substances. When the size of the solute particle lies between 1 nm and 1000 nm, it behaves as a colloid. Hence, we can say that colloid is not a substance but a state of the substance which is dependent on the size of the particle. A colloidal state is intermediate between a true solution and a suspension.

Anubhuti Khatri 1 year ago

Thanks again

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