5.2 Properties and uses of alcohols

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alcohols with simple molecules mix well with water and produce neutral solutions.

organic substances dissolve well in alcohols and so they are useful in solvents.

perfumes contain ethanol because it is a solvent.

alcohols burn in air. when burned completely they produce carbon dioxide and water.

(ethanol + oxygen -> carbon doixide


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