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according to like dissolve like principle non-polar component dissolved by non polar substance like benzene

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Q: How do you dissolve non polar components?
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What can a polar solvent dissolve?

Basically, polar solvents dissolve polar substances, and non-polar solvents dissolve non-polar substances. Water is polar, oil is non-polar.

Do non polar molecules dissolve in water?

No, non-polar molecules do not dissolve in water. Remember, like substances dissolve like substances (like dissolves like). Water is POLAR; therefore, non-polar molecules will not dissolve in it. Non-polar molecules dissolve in non-polar solutions.

Why does cyclohexane dissolve in water?

It does not dissolve in water as it is non-polar. Remember non polar solvents dissolve non polar solvents and polar solvents dissolve polar solvents. Since Cyclohexane is non polar and water is polar they will not dissolve each other, instead two inseparable layers of liquids are formed.

Why does sucrose dissolve in non-polar substances?

Because it is non-polar itself.Remember the addage : Like Dissolves Like.Polar solvents dissolve polar solutes. And non-polar solvents dissolve non-polar solutes.

Can a non polar substance dissolve a non polar?


What do lipids dissolve in?

Lipids dissolve in any non polar solvent (Because it is non polar it can't dissolve in water)

Does polar or non polar dissolve in water?


Why don't lipids dissolve in water?

Because they're non-polar,and non-polar substances don't dissolve in water,they dissolve in petroleum,or other non-polar solvents.

Is sucrose soluble in hexane?

No, sucrose is polar while hexane is non-polar. Polar solutes dissolve in polar solvents while non-polar solutes dissolve in non-polar solvents.

Can a non polar solute dissolve in a polar solvent?

No,as it is a rule of thumb that likes dissolves like,which means that polar will dissolve in polar and non polar in non polar.There are a few exceptions. Water, a polar substance, can dissolve some very small non-polar substances, such as oxygen.

What is the general rule that determines how polar and nonpolar substances dissolve?

If it does not dissolve in water then it's non polar, if it does then it means it's polar. (Ex. Butter does not dissolve in water, there for butter is a non polar) If butter dissolve's in cooking oil then cooking oil is non polar.

What does hexane dissolve in?

Hexane is a non-polar solvent, so it will not dissolve in water. Kerosene is non-polar so it will dissolve in Hexane.

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