Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids - 11-6 Properties of Liquids - Applying Chemical Principles - Questions - Page 433: 2


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London forces are stronger in molecules with bigger molecular weight, and since hydrocarbons are nonpolar, that's their only interaction possible. Therefore the elution order is: Pentane, hexane, heptane and then octane.
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