Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Cumulative Problems: 101

Answer

All the given molecules are polar, hence they have dispersion and dipole-dipole forces. Molar mass increases from Cl to I. Hence boiling point increases from Cl to I. But HF also forms hydrogen bonds and hence there is an anomaly in the trend.

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All the given molecules are polar, hence they have dispersion and dipole-dipole forces. Molar mass increases from Cl to I. Hence boiling point increases from Cl to I. But HF also forms hydrogen bonds and hence there is an anomaly in the trend.
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