Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - More Challenging Questions - Page 421g: 116g


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Follow the line marked $10^{-4}$ from 50 degrees to 200 degrees. Note the changes in state. When we do this, we find: First, sulfur is in the Rhombic solid state. As the temperature increases, it transitions to the monoclinic solid state and eventually to the liquid state for a $very$ short period of time. At about 120 degrees C, it begins to vaporize.
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