Why alkyl halides dont dissolve in water?

  1. 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?
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2013
  2. jcsd
  3. i got it.
    I think there aren't many chemists on PF:(
     
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