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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by DL on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 1:18pm.

I have Sodium Benzoate and Benzyl Alcohol in a solution. I used an ether to separate the two. I know the alcohol dissolved into the ether and benzoate stayed in the aqueous solution. However,

So my question is.. why the alcohol is able to dissolve better into ether than water?

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