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Alcohol dissolves in water, oil does not. What is a likely explanation for this difference between oil and alcohol?

A rectangular solid with the dimension 1m x 1m x 3m is divided nto three equal cubes. How much is the surfacearea of this solid increased?

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    oil is a covalent compound. Alcohol is a covalent compound with a polar end (OH). The polar end will be attracted by water molecules, which are polar.

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    Thanks!!!!!!!!! Can you also answer the second question, too?

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