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Why Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water.

$\begin{array}{1 1} \text{(a) Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water due to their ability to form oxygen bonds with water molecules.} \\ \text{(b)Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water due to their ability to form hydrogen bonds with water molecules.} \\ \text{(c) Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water due to their ability to form oxygen- oxygen bond with water molecules.} \\ \text{(d) Alcohols and Phenols are soluble in water due to their ability to form oxygen bonds with carbon molecules.}\end{array} $

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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.

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