Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 13 Solutions and Their Behavior - Study Questions - Page 505f: 99


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Starch is hydrophilic because of the O-H and C-O bonds, which translates into polarity (the O-H ones also cause hydrogen bonding). Hydrocarbons are nonpolar, so they are hydrophobic.
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