Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 11 - Liquids and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Page 474: 11.29


The BP of H$_2$O is 100C and the BP of H$_2$S is -60C. H$_2$O clearly has the stronger intermolecular forces.

Work Step by Step

Both molecules are polar, so they have dipole-dipole attractions. H$_2$S is not capable of hydrogen bonding, resulting in the great disparity between the two values.
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