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Solubility

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:13 am
by Isabella Barkett 1G
Are covalent bonds usually soluble or insoluble in water?

Re: Solubility

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:55 am
by Marisol Sanchez - 1E
Covalent bonds are usually insoluble to my knowledge. Ionic bonds are the ones that do dissolve readily in water or other fluids.

Re: Solubility

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:51 am
by NabilaNizam-1K
Compounds with covalent bond do not dissolve but dissolve in other organic solvents. Ionic compounds dissolve in water as the ions dissociate in the presence of H+ and OH- ions in water

Re: Solubility

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:21 pm
by Chem_Mod
One note on this subject that you do not really dissolve bonds because a molecule can be dissolved without its bonds breaking. We usually say that a molecule or ion has become "solvated" if it is dissolved in a particular solvent. When we discuss polarity, it will become more clear as to why certain molecules dissolve in various solvents.