Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 11 - Sections 11.1-11.13 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 92

Answer

This is due to its very high polarity, allowing it to dissolve many ionic and molecular compounds.

Work Step by Step

Water is considered the universal solvent. Its versatility plays a key role in human body processes, as it can dissolve many gases as well as liquids and solids.
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