Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 13 - Properties of Solutions - Exercises - Page 568: 13.28


(b). Oil molecules are composed mostly of carbon and hydrogen.

Work Step by Step

Since oil molecules are composed of carbon and hydrogen they cannot hydrogen bond and therefore they cannot overcome the solute-solute hydrogen bonds (the water molecules bonding to one another).
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