A hydrophilic molecule

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lrcizmas
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A hydrophilic molecule

Post by lrcizmas » Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:53 pm

I can't figure out this answer...

A hydrophilic molecule is more likely to dissolve in water than it is in an organic solvent such as oil or gasoline.

True or False?

If you have any idea, please help me out!! Thanks so much

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Post by canalon » Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:29 pm

Hydro= water
Philein= to love

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Post by AstusAleator » Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:01 am

false :wink: :roll:

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Post by Lynn » Fri Apr 07, 2006 4:03 pm

Hydrophilic molecules like water and I think the answer is true because they will be attracted to the water molecules and more inclined to leave eachother to stick to them. (Dissolve)

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Post by bookworm29 » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:38 pm

hydrophilic molecules are water loving molecules and have you ever heard the "likes dissolve likes" well thats what it is here.

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