Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids - Study Questions - Page 435a: 14


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a) From figure 11.12: 400 mmHg b) Since volatility is inversely proportional to the strength of intermolecular forces: Diethyl ether $\lt$ ethanol $\lt$ water c) At this temperature, only diethyl ether has a vapor pressure bigger than 400 mmHg, so it's a vapor, and the other two are liquids.
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