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If Alkyl halides can form H-bonds then why are they insoluble in water

  1. Oct 26, 2009 #1
    If Alkyl halides can form H-bonds then why are they insoluble in water ?????
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 27, 2009 #2
    Re: H-bonding

    I don't think alkyl halides are insoluble..

    You can consider solubility relatively.
    Its less soluble maybe due to less extent of H-bonding.
     
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