Chapter 17. Water. Section 17.1. Water is a very polar molecule. The oxygen is electronegative. The hydrogens are electropositive. Water molecules are attracted to each other by Hydrogen bonds. The results of these bonds are that water has a: High surface tension
This occurs until all of the solid chunk have been “carried off”,
dissolved, by the dissolving medium.
Electrolytes conduct electricity
Non-electrolytes do not
Attracted to the water
Non polar end
Palmitic acid – used in making soaps