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Size:  355.4 KB hi could someone help me with 1a. It's asking which layer contains the organic product and the answer is the upper layer because density of organic product is lower than water. I thought that water is always the organic layer. Why is water aquesous in the question ? Is water the aqueous layer or the organic layer ? I know water is more dense. Thanks.
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    Hi, water is in the aqueous layer as as the organic layer contains the ions and the insoluble cyclohexane, which causes it to separate from the aqueous layer, as is immicible.
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Size:  355.4 KB hi could someone help me with 1a. It's asking which layer contains the organic product and the answer is the upper layer because density of organic product is lower than water. I thought that water is always the organic layer. Why is water aquesous in the question ? Is water the aqueous layer or the organic layer ? I know water is more dense. Thanks.
    WHAT? Organic means something which contains carbon, how can water be the organic layer? The definition of aqueous is a solution of water with other stuff dissolved in it
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    (Original post by langlitz)
    WHAT? Organic means something which contains carbon, how can water be the organic layer? The definition of aqueous is a solution of water with other stuff dissolved in it
    I get it now thanks.
 
 
 
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