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    differences between words.

    What is the differences between sparingly, moderately, and slightly.
    I found those words in my chemistry textbook when they mention sparingly soluble, moderately soluble, and slightly soluble. I can't find differences between them. Please give me some help.

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    Re: differences between words.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaito-Hacker View Post
    What is the differences between sparingly, moderately, and slightly.
    I found those words in my chemistry textbook when they mention sparingly soluble, moderately soluble, and slightly soluble. I can't find differences between them. Please give me some help.
    'Slightly soluble' is less soluble than 'moderately soluble', but 'sparingly soluble' seems a very strange construction to me. (Not a chemist.)

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    Re: differences between words.

    'sparingly' is a safer way of describing how some 'insoluble' components can dissolve in solution. So, it's better to say 'sparingly' than 'insoluble'.

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    Re: differences between words.

    So is sparingly soluble less soluble than moderately soluble, or is it have better solubility than moderately soluble?
    What about compare to slightly soluble?

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    Re: differences between words.

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    So is sparingly soluble less soluble than moderately soluble,
    Yes.
    or is it have better solubility than moderately soluble?
    What about compare to slightly soluble?
    Paste here the sentences you saw in this book.

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    Re: differences between words.

    so the slightly soluble is less soluble than sparingly soluble, and the sparingly soluble is less soluble than moderately soluble.

    Thanks for the helps!!!

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