Problem: Which molecule would you expect to be more soluble in water: CCl4 or CH2Cl2?

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like dissolves like  → compounds with the same polarity and intermolecular force can dissolve each other.


Water → polar  dissolves only polar solutes


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Which molecule would you expect to be more soluble in water: CCl4 or CH2Cl2?

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