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    (a) benzoic acid itself in water is insoluble due to the hydrophobic benzene ring which disrupt the H-bonds between water-water and water-benzoic acid. It is more soluble I ether as it shares same properties with ether in molecular terms. CCl4 is non-polar solvent however benzoic acid is not non-polar therefore its not soluble ...

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    The solution explains about the extraction of benzoic acid in the given solvents and how the nature of solvent can effect its solubility.

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