Problem: Predict the solubility of the following substances in water and place them in the appropriate bins. Complete the following reaction, showing a balanced equation with both organic and inorganic products.

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For this problem, we are being asked to classify each compound if they are soluble or insoluble in water

Recall that like dissolves like, which means that water, a polar solvent will dissolve polar solutes. On the other hand, non-polar solutes are insoluble

The solubility of each compound in water will appear as:

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Predict the solubility of the following substances in water and place them in the appropriate bins. 


Complete the following reaction, showing a balanced equation with both organic and inorganic products.


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