What Would Be The Most Important Factor In Determining The Solubility Of A Solute In A Solvent At Room Temp? And I Need To Link This To The Observation I Got From My Experiment. Observations Listed Below: Hexane - Not Soluble In Cold Or Hot Water


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Water is a polar solvent and hexane is a non-polar solute. Always remember the rule "like dissolves like". Hexane does not have the ability to form bonds with water because it does not have any oxygen molecules. Hexane only has groups CH2 and CH3, water only has H2O. They are too different from each other and are not miscible.

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