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    Explain how ionic substances dissolve in water ... this is Aqa chemistry grade 9 question could you help please?
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    Never heard of that before.
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    Water is polar. The negative ends of the water molecules attract the positive metal ions (likewise the positive and negative non-metals).

    The sum of these attractions is stronger than the sum of the ionic bonds.
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    Thank you so much
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    You explained it so well
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