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What is the formula to create an ester?
Alcohol + organic acid = ester + water
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Why does a perfume need to be volatile?
So that the particles can quickly evaporate and diffuse, therefore reaching the nose quicker.
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Why does water not dissolve nail polish?
The attractive force between water and nail polish molecules is too weak to break the forces between water-water and n.p-n.p., so it does not dissolve in water.
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What properties does a perfume need?
It needs to be non-toxic, volatile and cannot irritate the skin nor can it react with water. It must be insoluble in water.
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Solutes, solvents and solutions?
A solute dissolves in a solvent to create a solution.
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Why does a perfume need to be volatile?

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So that the particles can quickly evaporate and diffuse, therefore reaching the nose quicker.

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Why does water not dissolve nail polish?

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What properties does a perfume need?

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Solutes, solvents and solutions?

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