Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 5 - Gases - Questions: 34

Answer

$C_3H_8$ will likely have the largest value of the van der Waals constant, b.

Work Step by Step

$C_3H_8$ has the largest molar mass and is the largest, most complex out of the molecules. Therefore, it will likely have the largest correction factor for the finite volume of $C_3H_8$ in van der Waals equation.
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