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does higher hydration energy mean lower stability of an element ?

does higher hydration energy mean lower stability of an element ?

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Ruchi Shaw
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8 years ago
Hydration energy is the energy released upon attachment of water molecules to ions.It is a special case of dissolution energy as here the solvent is water.
Higher the hydration energy of ions, greater is the solubility of that compound in water and greater is the solubility of that solution.
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