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Give reason for why the enthalpy in case of chemisorption is usually higher than that of physisorption ?

In case of chemisorption there is a partial bond like interaction between the adsorbate and adsorbent . During such an interaction the higher amount of energy is required because bond formation and breaking will require more energy. but on the other hand in case of physisorption the adsorbate and adsorbent particles are simply held together

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Give an example of each , differentiate between multimolecular and macromolecular colloids ?

Multimolecular colloids :- These kind of colloids are formed when many small molecules or atoms are forced to aggregate in the dispersion medium. Thses colliods are lyophobic (solvent hating) in nature. for example gold solution Macromolecular colloids :- These are colloids which are formed of such a molecules which are enough large to have colloidal

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Why is freezing point depression of 0.1 M sodium chloride solution is nearly twice that of 0.1 M glucose solution ?

the depression in freezing point (which is a colligative property) depends upon the number of solute particles present in the solution. when sodium chloride is mixed in the water it dissociates into Na+ and Cl– ions thus this increases the number of particles . but glucose don’t dissociate and its freezing point is higher than

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