Why is cyclohexanone somewhat water soluble?


Why is cyclohexanone somewhat water soluble?

Cyclohexanone :

Cyclohexanone is a cyclic hexagonal organic molecule containing six carbon atoms and a ketone functional group in its structure and is only slightly soluble in water.

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Cyclohexanone does not form hydrogen bonding with the water molecules because cyclohexanone is a non-polar molecule. Also, water has an asymmetrical...

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Solubility of a Compound in Water


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Learn about what compounds are soluble in water, and review examples. Understand what is special about water as a compound and what makes something soluble in water.

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