The term “like dissolves like” is used to help explain why a solute dissolves in a given solvent. What property of the solvent and solute need to be alike for the solution to form?
a) The chemical composition.
b) The molecular weights.
c) The boiling points.
d) The lattice enthalpies.
e) The intermolecular bonds.
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