compounds are dissolved in water but not in kerosene explain ? 

Asked by 61neethu | 9th Aug, 2015, 09:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Ionic compounds are soluble in water but insoluble in organic solvents like kerosene.
Since water is a polar compound, it decreases the electrostatic forces of attraction, resulting in free ions in aqueous solution.
Hence ionic compounds dissolve in water

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 10th Aug, 2015, 10:08: AM