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Why alkyl halides dont dissolve in water?

by nil1996
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nil1996
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Dec2-13, 03:37 AM
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In water ,due to attraction between water molecules and polar solute molecules the solute dissolves.
But though alkyl halides are polar they are less soluble in water.Why?
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nil1996
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Dec2-13, 11:23 PM
P: 296
i got it.
I think there aren't many chemists on PF:(


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