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Why Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water.

Why Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water.

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Solubility of alcohols and phenols are soluble in water due to their ability to form hydrogen  bonds with water molecules.

The solubility of alcohols decreases (increases ,No change) with increase in size of alkyl/aryl (hydrophobic) groups.

answered Jul 18 by pady_1
edited Jul 18 by meena.p
 
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