I was just studying isomerism, when I came across this statement for keto-enol tautomerism:

A polar solvent favors ketonization, while a non-polar solvent favors enolization.

And I just can't get my head around that why is it so. Can someone explain the mechanism by which polar solvents favor keto product formation?

PS: I also found this statement in the same text. I don't know if this would help in understanding the above question:

Polar solvents are known to stablize anions by solvating the negative charge.



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