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Van't Hoff factor for an electrolyte is greater than _____.

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The van't Hoff factor for an electrolyte is greater than 1.

For example, consider NaCl which is a strong electrolyte and completely dissociates.

NaClNa++Cl

Thus, 1 mole of NaCl on dissociation gives 2 moles of ions.

Hence, the van't Hoff factor i=Actual number of particlesNumber of particles for no ionization=21=2.

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