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Why water is called an universal solvent?

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Because plants use water for taking minerals from the soil
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Water can dissolve a wide variety of substances
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Water is clear and transparent
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None of the above
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The correct option is B Water can dissolve a wide variety of substances
Water can dissolve a wide variety of substances that is why water is known as a universal solvent. Plant use this property of water for taking minerals from the soil.

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