I understand that the answer is to do with hydrogen bonding but i cant quite grasp my head around this.
So, it would be greatly appreciated if anyone can answer this question!
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why are halogenoalkanes more soluble in ethanol than water watch
- Thread Starter
- 19-02-2018 21:00
- 19-02-2018 21:35
Halogenoalkanes have a polar hydrophilic end and a non polar hydrophobic end so partially dissolve in water.
Ethanol also has a polar hydrophilic end and a non polar hydrophobic end, and because like dissolves like, the halogenoalkane can dissolve