Does paper dissolve in water

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because all of the atoms spread and fall in the bottom of the water so there is nothing to hold it up

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Why paper dissolve in water?

because paper is made of organic material (wood)

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Can copy paper dissolve in hot water?

No, it is insoluble but it looses all good paper properties.

Is paper soluble?

No. Paper will not dissolve in water. But it will form a mixture with it. From which it can be reconstituted. a la papier mache

Does toilet paper dissolve in water?

Yes but certain types dont

Is paper polar or nonpolar?

Think about this "Like dissolves like", if you put paper (nonpolar) into water (polar) what will happen? Paper will not dissolve in water because it is a polar molecule. Sugar; however, will dissolve quickly because it is polar.

Would filter paper be usefull to seperateing a suger and water solution?

No because when you pour the sugar in the water it will dissolve in to the water so if you try separating it with the filter paper it is water

Can carbonated drinks dissolve paper clips?

IT can dissolve a paper clip, but it cant dissolve meat or a nail.

What should you use to separate sand and sugar?

Dissolve it it water and filter it through paper. The sand will be in the paper and then sugar will be dissolved in the water. You can let the water evaporate and you will have the sugar back.

What will the filter paper separate from the water?

Materials that dissolve into water. Like sand, soft rock etc. If the material does not dissolve into the water or any type of liquid then that won't need filter paper. You can just use a sieve just to make your lives easier.

What property of the ink was used to separate the colours?

The process is called chromatography. The property is the attraction of pigments to a liquid or solution (such as water) and its ability to dissolve in the solution. In paper chromatography, a pigment that dissolves easily in water will travel farther up the paper as opposed to an oil, that does not dissolve in water.

What is the type of paper you can write a note on then place it in water and the ink or paper dissolves?

Just Normal Printer Paper it will dissolve once wet or even a tissue or tissue paper