If dichloromethane (DCM) and water

Question:

If dichloromethane (DCM) and water $\left(\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}\right)$ are used for differential extraction, which one of the following statements is correct?

  1. $\mathrm{DCM}$ and $\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ would stay as lower and upper layer respectively in the S.F.

  2. DCM and $\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ will be miscible clearly

  3. $\mathrm{DCM}$ and $\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ would stay as upper and lower layer respectively in the separating funnel (S.F.)

  4. $\mathrm{DCM}$ and $\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ will make trubid/colloidal mixture


Correct Option: 1

Solution:

(1) DCM and $\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ would stay as lower and upper layer respectively in the S.F.

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