<p><strong>Fig 2.33.</strong> Dissolution and dissociation of sodium chloride. Sodium and chloride ions in (<strong>A</strong>) a large crystal, (<strong>B</strong>) dissolved in water as smaller crystals, and (<strong>C</strong>) dissociated in water.</p>

Fig 2.33. Dissolution and dissociation of sodium chloride. Sodium and chloride ions in (A) a large crystal, (B) dissolved in water as smaller crystals, and (C) dissociated in water.

Image by Byron Inouye