What Is a Polar Solvent?

Answer

Polar solvents are liquids that are highly flammable and usually have attraction with water. This attraction is like a positive magnetic pole that attracts a negative pole. Examples of these solvents are alcohols and lacquers.
Q&A Related to "What Is a Polar Solvent"
One end or tip of solvent's molicule must be highly electronegitive and the other tip must be highly electropositive. One can clearly see two 'poles' hence the word polar. For example
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_properties_...
Polar solvents favor formation of ions. Water is a polar
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-an-example-...
Because even in the absence of specific intermolecular interactions entropy favors mixing. If you take olive oil and corn oil they readily mix. There aren't many changes in the
http://www.quora.com/Why-does-non-polar-solute-dis...
3 central carbons each bonded to 3 hydrogens and the central carbon is double bonded to oxygen for acetone. and i cant explain the ethanol one.
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200804...
1 Additional Answer
The solvent molecules have been either permanently separated from its positive and negative charges. They are chemically active, have high dielectric constants.
Explore this Topic
Examples of polar solvents include water, acetic acid, and many other compounds with bonded hydrogen and oxygen. A polar solvent is one with a bond between molecules ...
Non polar solvents are those with similar electronegativity and structure. Bonds between these will lack charges, so the molecules are described as non-polar. ...
A non-polar solvent is one with molecules that have roughly the same electrical charge on all sides; in other words, it has low static permittivity. Non-polar ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com