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Question:

Why are hydrocarbons not soluble in water?

A) The majority of their bonds are polar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages.

B) The majority of their bonds are nonpolar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages.

C) They are hydrophilic.

D)They exhibit considerable molecular complexity and diversity.

E) They are lighter than water.


Answer:
B) The majority of their bonds are nonpolar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages.
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Question: Why are hydrocarbons not soluble in water? A) The majority of their bonds are polar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages. B) The majority of their bonds are nonpolar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages. C) They are hydrophilic. D)They exhibit considerable molecular complexity and diversity. E) They are lighter than water.
Answer: B) The majority of their bonds are nonpolar covalent carbon-to-hydrogen linkages.