Recall that the main idea in dissolution is like dissolves like, which means compounds with the same polarity and intermolecular force can dissolve each other.
When argon is placed in a container of neon, the argon spontaneously disperses throughout the neon because __________.
A) of hydrogen bonding
B) of the large attractive forces between argon and neon atoms
C) a decrease in energy occurs when the two mix
D) of solvent-solute interactions
E) the dispersion of argon atoms produces an increase in disorder
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