Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids - Study Questions - Page 435c: 40


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a) Heat from the hand is transferred to the liquid, increasing its kinetic energy to the point at which there is enough energy to completely overcome intermolecular forces; at that point, boiling happens. b) $CCl_3F$ because it boils at a temperature lower than that of the human body (37$°C$).
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