Why alkyl halides dont dissolve in water?

  1. Dec 2, 2013 #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. Dec 2, 2013 #2
    i got it.
    I think there aren't many chemists on PF:(
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