Apr '14
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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Certain insoluble organic compounds can often be rendered water-soluble in the presence of an acid or a base. Such organic compounds become water soluble because of which of the following?

     

    A

    The organic compound becomes ionic.

    B

    The organic compound reacts to remove hydrophobic groups.

    C

    The organic compound reacts to form water-soluble carboxyl groups.

    D

    The acid or base increase the polarity of the water and make it easier for the compound to dissolve.




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