Why covalent compounds are inslouble in water?

Asked by rohanraval2 | 2nd Apr, 2020, 10:19: AM

Expert Answer:

Covalent compounds aren't usually very soluble in water. Covalent molecules can not dissociate into ions therefore it does not dissolve in water.
 
There is a saying Like dissolves Like . This generally means that
Nonpolar compounds dissolve nonpolar solvents.
Polar compounds dissolve polar solvents.

Answered by Ramandeep | 2nd Apr, 2020, 11:08: AM