Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 15 - Water and Aqueous Systems - 15 Assessment: 31

Answer

Water has a low vapor pressure therefore, the tendency of water molecules to escape into the vapor phase is low, causing a slow evaporation rate.

Work Step by Step

Water has a low vapor pressure therefore, the tendency of water molecules to escape into the vapor phase is low, causing a slow evaporation rate.
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