Problem: Rank these compounds by their expected solubility in hexane, C6H14.C2H5OHH2O C3H8

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To rank given compounds by their expected solubility in hexane, C6H14.


"Like dissolves Like"

  • same polarity/ same IMF → soluble or miscible for liquids
    • Polar solutes → polar solvents
    • nonpolar solutes  nonpolar solvents


Hydocarbons like hexane (C and H only) → nonpolar

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Rank these compounds by their expected solubility in hexane, C6H14.

C2H5OH

H2

C3H8

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