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Why hydration of metals ar compounds is exothermic reaction ?, Also I need the reason from the moicular structure.

Why hydration of metals ar compounds is exothermic reaction ?, Also I need the reason from the moicular structure.

Grade:11

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
Hello Student,
Hydration is the process of solvation of an ion by water molecules. When metals are dissolved in water , they get ionized and the cation formed undergo hydration.
Hydration of metals is exothermic process and thus the emery is released which is used for ionization of metal

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