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Solution: A solution is an equimolar mixture of two volatile components A and B. Pure A has a vapor pressure of 50 torr and pure B has a vapor pressure of 100 torr. The vapor pressure of the mixture is 85 torr.

Problem

A solution is an equimolar mixture of two volatile components A and B. Pure A has a vapor pressure of 50 torr and pure B has a vapor pressure of 100 torr. The vapor pressure of the mixture is 85 torr.

What can you conclude about the relative strengths of the intermolecular forces between particles of A and B (relative to those between particles of A and those between particles of B)?