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*  Why does acetone dissolve a sytrofoam cup but water will not?
Acetone dissolves in water and styrofoam dissolves in acetone. Does this contradict the "like dissolves like" idea? How does ... Subject: Why does acetone dissolve a sytrofoam cup but water will not?. Date: Tue Jan 29 15:12:16 2002. Posted by Dan Grade ... Re: Why does acetone dissolve a sytrofoam cup but water will not? Current Queue , Current Queue for Chemistry , Chemistry ... Why is it that a styrofoam cup dissolves in acetone but not in water. ...
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*  Re: How does nail polish remover remove nail polish?
... be ethyl acetate or acetone, two organic solvents) get in between the polymer chains and "push" them apart. There are so many ...
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