Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 12 - Physical Properties of Solutions - Questions & Problems: 12.10

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We know that ethanol is a polar, hydrogen bonding molecule while cyclohexane is a non-polar molecule; hence the attraction between ethanol molecules is greater as compared to the attraction between ethanol and cyclohexane, and that's why ethanol is insoluble in cyclohexane.
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