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help on organic solubility question

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by allstardentist, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. allstardentist

    allstardentist All-Star
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    79. Dimethylpropylamine (N, N-dimethyl-1-propanamine)
    will be least soluble in which of the following?
    A. dilute KOH(aq)
    B. dilute HCl(aq)
    C. dimethyl ether
    D. benzene
    E. concentrated H2SO4

    Anyone?
     
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  3. thehipster

    thehipster Senior Member
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    I would assume the answer would be E, because like dissolves like and E is too strong of a an acid compared to the other choices.
     
  4. Clapton

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    KOH due to lack of protons. To become soluble in water, this substance will have to be charged.
     
  5. allstardentist

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    clapton, ure right. thnx for the explanation.
     
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    Yeah, that makes more sense, I don't know what I was thinking
     

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