The correct order of solubility of 1°,2° and 3° alcohol in water is:

(a) 3°>2°>1°                              (b) 1°>2°>3°

(c) 3°>1°>2°                              (d) none of these

Concept Videos :-

#1 | Preparation of Alcohols
#2 | Preparation of Alcohols: II
#3 | Preparation of Alcohols: III
#4 | Properties of Alcohols & Phenols (Comparative)
#5 | Chemical Properties of Alcohols
#7 | Preparation & Properties of Dihydric Alcohols
#8 | Reactions of Dihydric Alcohol
#9 | Preparation & Properties of Trihydric Alcohols

Concept Questions :-

Alcohols: Preparation, Physical and Chemical Properties

(b) More is the branching in molecule, lesser is surface area and weaker are intermolecular forces.

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