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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

Acetone, CH3COCH3, is quite soluble in water. Explain why this should be so.

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Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The solubility of acetone in water to be identified.

Concept introduction:

Miscible: If two liquids can be mixed in any proportion to form a homogeneous mixture they are said to be miscible.

Immiscible: The two liquids do not fully mix in all proportion; they exist in contact with each other as separate layers.

Explanation

Acetone in water:

Water is polar molecule. Similarly acetone is also polar molecule, because of its polar bond present...

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