2nd October 2019


Is hexane polar or non polar?

Hexane is just hydrogens and carbons and there isn't much charge imbalance. The carbon-hydrogen bonds aren't very polarized. Because of that lack of charge imbalance, the molecule is non-polar.

Likewise, people ask, is hexanol soluble in water?

1-Hexanol is an organic alcohol with a six carbon chain and a condensed structural formula of CH3(CH2)5OH. This colorless liquid is slightly soluble in water, but miscible with ether and ethanol.

Is DCM polar?

Methylene chloride or dichloromethane is moderately polar. Any small molecule cannot be polar or non polar at the same time * polarity is a range. Chlorine being more electronegative than hydrogen causes the dichloromethane molecule to be slightly more negative on the side of the chlorine atoms.

Is alcohol ionic polar or nonpolar?

Alcohols are polar but their polar nature decreases as the length of carbon - carbon chain increases. Its polar nature is due to the Oxygen . The alcohol or hydroxyl (-OH) group can have compounds that are very polar like methanol and ethanol, while another like hexanol is more nonpolar than polar.
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