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    Each of the solvents listed, extract organic compounds from aqueous solutions.
    a. Methylene chloride
    b. Pentane
    c. Toluene
    d. Diethyl ether

    Will the organic phase be the upper or lower layer when each of these solvents is mixed with water? Explain your answer for each case.

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    During solvent extraction, the position of phase whether organic or aqueous depends upon the density of the ...

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    The solution discusses each solvent listed, to extract organic compounds from aqueous solutions.