Problem: Which is a characteristic of a non-ideal solution?A. Extremely weak intermolecular forces. B. Two miscible liquids. C. PV not equal to nRT. D. Does not obey Raoult’s Law. E. Does not obey Henry’s Law.

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For this problem, we're being asked to determine which is a characteristic of a non-ideal solution

Non-ideal solutions can occur in two ways:

  • When IMFs between solute and solvent molecules are weaker than between molecules of similar type
  • When IMF between dissimilar molecules are greater than those between similar molecules
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Which is a characteristic of a non-ideal solution?

A. Extremely weak intermolecular forces. 

B. Two miscible liquids. 

C. PV not equal to nRT. 

D. Does not obey Raoult’s Law. 

E. Does not obey Henry’s Law.


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