Problem: Which solid has the highest melting point?a) CS2(s)b) CaF2(s)c) C8H18(s)d) Ar(s)

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ā†‘ IMF ā†’ ā†‘ melting point


CS2

C-S nonpolar bond

London dispersion forces


CaF2

ion and a polar compound

ion-dipole


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Which solid has the highest melting point?
a) CS2(s)
b) CaF2(s)
c) C8H18(s)
d) Ar(s)

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