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Alcohols and solubility

  1. Oct 31, 2004 #1
    hi. im in grade11 chemistry and have a few questions regarding alcohols and solubility in water (polar/non-polar molecules).

    1) how does the OH groups in surcrose and glycerin help them to be water soluble?

    2) what would you use to clean your hands and the paint brush after painting with latex paint? explain.

    3) what solvent would you use to clean your hands and the paintbrush after painting with enamel(alkyd) paint? explain

    if you could help me thatd be great! thanks=D
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 31, 2004 #2
    You posted this in Chemistry (which is where it should be) already. Please respect the rules of this forum and do not double post.
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