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Mayonnaise Water and Salt in Water

1. Is the mayonnaise water soluble?

2. While making rice, a housewife adds too much salt to a pot containing rice and water and then brings the pot to a boil. Immediately realizing her mistake she decides to add more water to the pot believing this will remedy the mistake. What do you think? Will her mistake be rectified by adding more water? (hint: when making rice some of the water added is absorbed by the rice, hence becoming fluffy, the remainder is evaporated).

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1. No, it is not, because mayonnaise is made with oil which is immiscible with water.

2. No, it will not ...

Solution Summary

Brief answer to the solubility and imiscibility of substances in water is provided in the solution.