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Iodine(I2)is a solid molecular compound at room temperature. Predict its solubility in liquid water(H2O)and in liquid cyclohexane(C6H12) at room temperature respectively and provide explain for your answer.

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  1. I2 is held together by covalent bond; therefore, you would expect it to dissolve in a non-polar solvent (cyclohexane) and not be very soluble in a polar solvent (H2O).

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