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The solution "head" dissolves in the water and the mixing "tail" dissolves in the oil.

or

The mixing "head" dissolves in the water and the solution "tail" dissolves in the oil.

which one is right?

thank you for your time!

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    I remember doing one of these experiments in a colloid chemistry class I took 60 years ago but the nomenclature was a little different then. I have looked on the Internet and can't find anything definitive. Perhaps if you told a little about the procedure etc I could figure it out.

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