Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 11 - Liquids and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Page 474: 11.37c


Water is the smallest molecule of the given species.

Work Step by Step

It has very strong IMFs due to its hydrogen bonding and therefore has a very high surface tension. Its lower viscosity stems from the absence of long hydrocarbon chains, allowing molecules to flow freely around each other.
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