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The table below identifies three energy terms that must be considered in discussing the energy involved in forming aqueous solutions of solid ionic electrolytes.

Term Symbol
Lattice Energy of Solute $\Delta { H }_{ lattice }$
Enthalpy of Solution $\Delta { H }_{ solution }$
Enthalpy of Hydration $\Delta {H}_{hydration}$

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Which of the following equations CORRECTLY expresses the relationship between the lattice energy of the solid solute, the enthalpy of solution, and the enthalpy of hydration of a solution of an electrolyte in water?

A

$\Delta { H }_{ solution }=\Delta { H }_{ lattice }+\Delta { H }_{ hydration }$

B

$\Delta { H }_{ hydration }=\Delta { H }_{ solution }+\Delta { H }_{ lattice }$

C

$\Delta { H }_{ lattice }=\Delta { H }_{ solution }+\Delta { H }_{ hydration }$

D

$\Delta { H }_{ solution }=\Delta { H }_{ hydration }-\Delta { H }_{ lattice }$

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