The reason that nonpolar oil will not dissolve in polar water is that the attractive forces between:
A. the oil molecules are ionic and the attractive forces between the water molecules are covalent.
B. the water molecules are weaker than the attractive forces between the water molecules and the oil molecules.
C. the oil molecules and the water molecules are weaker than those between the water molecules alone.
D. the oil molecules are weaker than the attractive forces between the water molecules and the oil molecules.

I don't think it is a but I don't know which one to choose

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  1. I believe you are right about a.
    I would choose C.

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  2. C is the correct answer. I just solved it myself.

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