Problem: An organic molecule can contain more than one, and often many, functional groups. These functional groups give distinct properties to the molecule. One that contains hydroxyl groupsA) lack an symmetric carbon and is probably a fat or lipidB) should dissolve in water C) should dissolve in a nonpolar solventD) will not form hydrogen bonds with water 

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An organic molecule can contain more than one, and often many, functional groups. These functional groups give distinct properties to the molecule. One that contains hydroxyl groups

A) lack an symmetric carbon and is probably a fat or lipid

B) should dissolve in water 

C) should dissolve in a nonpolar solvent

D) will not form hydrogen bonds with water 

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