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why water can dissolve some ionic compounds, such as ammonium chloride as well as some molecular compounds, such as methanol.

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    Because water molecules are very polar, they have the ability to surround ions and to pull those ions away from each other as the crystal dissolves. Water can also form hydrogen bonds with polar groups on molecular compounds and interact with the molecules strongly enough to dissolve them

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