Give reason: Alkyl halides though polar are immiscible with water. - Chemistry

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Give reason:

Alkyl halides though polar are immiscible with water.

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Solution

  1. Alkyl halides cannot form hydrogen bonds with water.
  2. In addition to this, the attraction between alkyl halide molecules is stronger than the attraction between alkyl halide and water.

Hence, alkyl halides though moderately polar are immiscible with water.

Concept: Physical Properties
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Chapter 10: Halogen Derivatives - Exercises [Page 233]

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Halogen Derivatives
Exercises | Q 3.2 | Page 233
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