1. why are fatty acids hydrophobic?
- because of their long hydrocarbon tails
- because of the amount of oxygen molecules in their tails
- because they are polar
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2. what is glycerol?
- a hydrocarbon
- a three carbon alcohol
- a polysaccharide
3. which part of a phospholipid is hydophilic?
- the negatively charged phosphate 'head'
- the negatively charged fatty acid tails
- it isnt, fatty acids are hydrophobic
4. what does hydrophobic mean?
- insoluble in water, water-hating
- soluble in water, water-loving
- a type of reaction between water molecules
5. what makes up a phospholipid?
- a glycerol, a phosphate group and two fatty acid tails
- a glycerol and three fatty acid tails
- a glycerol and a phosphate group
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