May 15, 2009
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hi,
Q34 from The DAT Destroyer..why is i=1 for C2H5OH?

Thanks!
Alcohols (unlike strong acids) don't dissociate, when put in solution. So, i = 1.
 
Jul 23, 2009
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there is no ionic bond so therefore it equals one. If you have any compound that is all covalent bonds i will always equal 1...hope that helps!