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Ethanol is an organic solvent. In general, will it dissolve ionic compounds?

  • Chemistry-help-thanks - , Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 5:33am

    Is the -OH bond in ethanol stronger than most ionic bonds? In general, no.

    Dissolving is breaking bonds with stronger forces.

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