Problem: Which one of the following substances would be the most soluble in CCl4? a) NaCl b) C10H22 c) CH3CH2OH e) H2O f) NH3

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For this problem, we are being asked to determine which compound is most soluble with CCl4.


Determining the polarity of CCl4:


Step 1: Carbon (EN = 2.5) is less electronegative than chlorine (EN = 3) so carbon is the central atom.


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Which one of the following substances would be the most soluble in CCl4

a) NaCl 

b) C10H22 

c) CH3CH2OH 

e) H2

f) NH3

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