[Solved] Cetyl Palmitate Is a Component of Spermaceti Wax, Isolated from the Heads

Question 11
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Question 11

Cetyl palmitate is a component of spermaceti wax, isolated from the heads of sperm whales, and used in cosmetics.In which solvent would cetyl palmitate be expected to have the greatest solubility? img

A)acetic acid (CH3COOH)
B)ethyl alcohol (CH3CH2OH)
C)petroleum ether (a mixture of liquid alkanes)
E)5% NaCl(aq)

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