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n oil spill spreads out on the surface of water, rather than dissolving in the water. Explain why.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The reason as to why an oil spill spreads out on the surface of water, rather than dissolving in the water is to be stated and explained.

Concept Introduction:

The solubility depends upon the polar or non-polar nature of both solvent and solute. The compounds dissolve on the basis of the phenomenon of like dissolves like. The ionic compounds prefer to be soluble in polar solvents due to the formation of intermolecular interactions between them such as hydrogen bonding. Polarity in a bond results from the unequal sharing of electron density. The more polar bonds form the ionic compounds.

Explanation

The oil is nonpolar molecule because it is composed of hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons are the organic compounds that comprise carbon and hydrogen atoms. There is very less electronegativity difference between carbon and hydrogen atoms that results in the non-polar nature of the molecule. The forces in nonpolar molecules are different than that of polar molecules.

However, water is polar due to the high electronegativity difference between oxygen and hydrogen atoms...

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