Problem: In each of the following pairs of compounds which compound is likely to be more soluble in CCl4?a. NaBr or Br2b. C2H5OH or CH3OCH3c. C2 or KOHd. CaF2 or I2

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We’re going to use the theory “likes” dissolving “likes” which states that the solvent can only completely dissolve the solute if they share similar polarity

Therefore, a pure solvent with similar polarity can successfully dissolve a solute to create a solution. 


Intermolecular Forces (IMF) are the attractive forces between 2 molecules.

Ion-dipole

strongest IMF
▪ deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound.

 Hydrogen Bonding


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In each of the following pairs of compounds which compound is likely to be more soluble in CCl4?

a. NaBr or Br2
b. C2H5OH or CH3OCH3
c. C2 or KOH
d. CaF2 or I2

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