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Solution: Consider this table of experimental data. In each case, two ...

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Consider this table of experimental data. In each case, two aqueous solutions were thoroughly mixed, and a small amount of organic solvent was then added, forming a separate layer in the reaction mixture.

What conclusion can be drawn from these observations?

(A) Iodine is able to displace bromide ion, but not chloride ion.

(B) Chlorine is able to displace both bromide and iodide ion.

(C) Both chlorine and bromine are able to displace iodine ion.

(D) Neither chlorine and bromine are able to displace iodide ion.