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(a) What does the phrase "like dissolves like" mean in terms of the solubility of a substance? "Like dissolves like" means polar solutes are more soluble in _____solvents and nonpolar solutes are more soluble in ____ solvents. (b) In terms of intermolecular forces, explain why "like dissolves like" is true. A solute will be most soluble in a solvent that generates intermolecular forces ___t in strength to its own.