Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 15 - Water and Aqueous Systems - 15.1 Water and Its Properties - 15.1 Lesson Check: 5

Answer

The bonds that hold the methane together are much weaker than the bonds that hold water together, so a much smaller temperature is required to break the bonds between methane compared to water

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The bonds that hold the methane together are much weaker than the bonds that hold water together, so a much smaller temperature is required to break the bonds between methane compared to water
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