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Though alkyl halides are polar, they still dissolve in non polar solvents. Can anyone please give me a a good reason? Thanks.

Though alkyl halides are polar, they still dissolve in non polar solvents.


Can anyone please give me a a good reason?


 


Thanks.

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1 Answers

gauhar singh
7 Points
10 years ago

because alkyl part is hydrophobic n forms weak wanderwaal bonds with non polar solvents. so bigger the alkyl part less soluble in water n more in non polar solvent

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