Problem: Rank these compounds by their expected solubility in Hexane C 6H14. Rank from most soluble to lease soluble.i) C3H8ii) CH3OHiii) H2O

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The rule that is used when it comes to solubility is that polar likes polar and non-polar likes non-polar. This just means that polar solutes are soluble in polar solvents and non-polar solutes are soluble in non-polar solvents.

The solvent, hexane $(C_{6}H_{14})$, is a non-polar solvent. It is composed of just carbons and hydrogens. That means that non-polar solutes will be soluble in it.

The first solute is $C_{3}H_{8}$. It is an alkane composed of just carbons and hydrogens, which makes it non-polar. That means it is soluble in hexane.

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Rank these compounds by their expected solubility in Hexane C 6H14. Rank from most soluble to lease soluble.

i) C3H8

ii) CH3OH

iii) H2O

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