Difference between a Dilute Solution and a Concentrated Solution

A solution, or dissolution, is the result of homogeneously mixing a solute (substance that dissolves) and a solvent (or solution, which is the substance that dissolves the solute). The concentration of a solution is defined as the ratio of the amounts of solute to solvent. Informally, one can refer to the degree of concentration of a solution as dilute or concentrated.

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diluted solution
concentrated solution
Definition These are solutions of medium or low concentration. Unsaturated solutions are considered dilute solutions. These, on the contrary, are those of high concentration. There are two types of concentrated solutions, saturated solutions and supersaturated solutions.
Proportion In a dilute solution the dissolved solute is found in low proportions. On the other hand, in a concentrated solution the amounts of the solute are much more considerable than in a diluted one.
examples A tea with sugar is an example of a diluted solution. The sugar would be the solute and it is found in very small proportions in relation to the solvent (prepared tea). Honey is an example of a concentrated solution. The sugar would again be the solute, but this time it would be dissolved in the solvent (water) in very high proportions.

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