Asked Aug 26, 2019
Which of the following is TRUE of hydrophobic molecules?

They have limited solubility in water.
Water forms a cage-like structure around them.
Dissolving in water decreases the entropy of the mixture.
All of the above

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Answer is all of the above.

Since hydrophobic molecules are non-polar and water is polar, they are slightly soluble in water.

Inorder to minimize the interaction with water they aggregate together and water forms a cage like structure around them....

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