2:01 minutes
Problem 99
Textbook Question

The solubility of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) in water at 25 °C is 1.2 g>L. The solubility of chloroform (CHCl3) at the same temperature is 10.1 g>L. Why is chloroform almost ten times more soluble in water than carbon tetrachloride?

Verified Solution
This video solution was recommended by our tutors as helpful for the problem above.
Was this helpful?

Watch next

Master Solutions: Solubility and Intermolecular Forces Concept 1 with a bite sized video explanation from Jules Bruno

Start learning