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Problem: Which of the following is being exemplified by the pattern?Element                b.p. (K)He                         4Ne                        25Ar                         95Kr                         125Xe                        170A. London dispersion forces B. Hydrogen bonds C. Van der Waals D. Ionic bonds E. Covalent bonds

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Examine the provided data on the boiling points of noble gases and relate it to intermolecular forces

Recall that noble gases are present as monoatomic gases.

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Which of the following is being exemplified by the pattern?

Element                b.p. (K)

He                         4

Ne                        25

Ar                         95

Kr                         125

Xe                        170

A. London dispersion forces 

B. Hydrogen bonds 

C. Van der Waals 

D. Ionic bonds 

E. Covalent bonds

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