Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 2 - Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules - Problems: Problem 2-18 d

Answer

The compound on the left is more soluble in water.

Work Step by Step

The hydrogen-bonding compounds with 3 or fewer carbons are more soluble in water. The compound on the left is more soluble in water because it is a hydrogen-bonding compound with 2 carbons.
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