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Explain these results by considering the polarities of the alcohols and water.

- 1-octanol is insoluble in water
- 1-butanol is partially soluble in water

Explain in terms of polarities for:

- 1-octanol is soluble in hexane
- 1-butanol is soluble in hexane
- methyl alcohol is partially soluble in hexane

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