What is the symbol for cryoscopic constant?

The cryoscopic constant is denoted by kf

Cryoscopic constant

It is the depression of the freezing point of the solvent produced on dissolving one mole of a substance in 1000g of it. It is also called molal depression constant. It may also be defined as the molal depression constant. The cryoscopic constant is denoted by kf.

  • The Kf for water is 1.853 K kg mol1.
  • The value of kf depends on the nature of solvent only as its characteristic constant.

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