University Chemistry ›› 2019, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (1): 77-81.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201804008

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Suggestions on Description of Freezing Point Depression in College Chemistry Textbooks and Teaching Methodology

Zhengping QIAO*(),Menglian GONG,Hui CHAO*()   

  • Received:2018-04-06 Published:2019-01-16
  • Contact: Zhengping QIAO,Hui CHAO;
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Two different kinds of expressions about freezing point depression were shown in current college chemistry textbooks, leading to the confusion of teachers and students in teaching and learning. Suggestions were put forward with graphic analysis and interpretation of the definition.

Key words: Freezing point, Freezing point depression, Triple point, Colligative property


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