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1

What is the fundamental difference between gravimetric and volumetric analysis

- gravimetric = based on masses
- volumetric = based on volume of gases or liquids

2

What are hygroscopic substances and what are they used for?

-They are substances that absorb moisture from the atmosphere without dissolving in it
- used as drying agents
- attract water from their surroundings