Problem: Rank the following molecules in order from most soluble in water to least soluble in water.methane: CH4, hexanol: C6H13OH, table salt: NaCl, propane:C3H8 

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  • Recall that solubility in water is related on how polar the molecule is

  • We need to analyze the polarity in each molecule below

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Rank the following molecules in order from most soluble in water to least soluble in water.

methane: CH4, hexanol: C6H13OH, table salt: NaCl, propane:C3H8
 

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