Solute Particles present?

Acetone, CH3COCH3 , is a nonelectrolyte; hypochlorous acid, HClO, is a weak electrolyte; and ammonium chloride, NH4Cl , is a strong electrolyte.  
1.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of CH3COCH3?
Express your answer as a chemical expression. If there is more than one answer, separate them by a comma.

2.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of HClO?
Express your answer as a chemical expression. If there is more than one answer, separate them by a comma.

3.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of NH4Cl?
Express your answer as a chemical expression. If there is more than one answer, separate them by a comma.

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Acetone, CH3COCH3 , is a nonelectrolyte; hypochlorous acid, HClO, is a weak electrolyte; and ammonium chloride, NH4Cl , is a strong electrolyte. 
1.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of CH3COCH3?
[b]Express your answer as a chemical expression. If there is more than one answer, separate them by a comma.

an electrolyte is something that dissociates or forms ions in aqueous solution. Nonelectrolytes, by definition do not dissociate, weak electrolytes have a portion of compounds dissociate while others stay intact. Strong electrolyte compound dissociate completely. acetone is a nonelectrolyte, so you can assume it will stay in one peice. so you can expect to only see CH3COCH3 in a solution of acetone

2.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of HClO?

HClO is a weak electrolyte so here you will see some compounds  dissociating, while others do not. So you will see some  ClO- and some floating around, some H+ floating around, along with complete HClO. It is a weak electrolyte sometimes it stays together sometimes it will dissociate. 

3.  What solute particles are present in an aqueous solution of NH4Cl?
Express your answer as a chemical expression. If there is more than one answer, separate them by a comma. Well, if NH4Cl is a strong electrolyte you can expect all of the compound to dissociate when placed in aqueous solution. So you will see only NH4+ and Cl-

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to express these in chemical form do one of these numbers

NH4Cl(aq) --> NH4+(aq) + Cl-(aq) 

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