Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 1 - Intermolecular Forces and Liquids and Solids - Questions & Problems - Page 510: 11.31


Ethanol will have a greater surface tension.

Work Step by Step

Ethanol is a polar molecule that has the ability to intermolecularly hydrogen bond, allowing for stronger intermolecular forces compared to dimethyl ether, a nonpolar molecule that cannot hydrogen bond.
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