|Basis for Comparison
|Found in solid, liquid or gaseous state.
|Mainly in the liquid state, but can be gaseous as well.
Beside this, how do you determine solute and solvent?
A solvent is a substance that dissolves the solute. And the solute is the substance being dissolved. To identify them, take note that if the subtance present in a solution undergoes change of state, it is the solute. However, if neither of them change state, the reagent in smaller amount is the solute.
Also to know is, what is the solute and solvent?
A solvent is a liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid or gaseous solute. A solute is a substance dissolved in another substance. A solute and a solvent make up a solution. Water is the solvent and the salt is the solute and together they make a salt (saline) solution.
noun. The definition of a solute is the substance you dissolve into a liquid. An example of a solute is sugar dissolving in hot water.