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Which of the following is least likely to dissolve in the polar solvent water? Answer ethanol salt sugar oil

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Caroline Campbell on April 22, 2018

Like dissolves like and unlike repels like. This applies to the polarity of the solutions. Polar dissolves polar and non-polar do not mix with polar solutions. In this case, the polar substance that can be mixed with water. The sugar and the salt can be dissolved through agitation. The oil is non-polar are immiscible in water. Therefore the answer is D.


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