Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 23 - Functional Groups - 23 Assessment: 64

Answer

No, the graph would not be a straight line because boiling point increases as the degree of halogen substitution increases. This increase is less drastic for each subsequent halogen substitution, which would result in a curved line, not a straight line.

Work Step by Step

No, the graph would not be a straight line because boiling point increases as the degree of halogen substitution increases. This increase is less drastic for each subsequent halogen substitution, which would result in a curved line, not a straight line.
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