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Solubility of Ethanol

SATCHM-H1W4GY

I. Ethanol $(C_2H_5OH)$ will dissolve in both water $(H_2O)$ and octane $(C_8H_{18})$.

BECAUSE

II. Ethanol molecules contain both a non-polar region and a polar region.

A

Statement I is true, Statement II is true

B

Statement I is true, Statement II is false

C

Statement I is false, Statement II is true

D

Statement I is false, Statement II is false

E

Statement I is true, Statement II is true and is a correct explanation of the phenomena described in I