Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 13 - Solutions - Exercises - Questions: 4

Answer

"Like dissolves like" explains how polar solvents are capable of dissolving polar solutes. Non-polar solvents will dissolve non-polar solutes. For example, polar water molecules will dissolve the polar ionic solid NaCl, but not the non-polar compound oil.

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"Like dissolves like" explains how polar solvents are capable of dissolving polar solutes. Non-polar solvent will dissolve non-polar solutes. For example, polar water molecules will dissolve the polar ionic solid NaCl, but not the non-polar compound oil.
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