Problem: Which one of the following gases would deviate the least from ideal gas behavior?A) CO2 B) F2C) CH3ClD) Ne E) Kr

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In this case, any molecule or compound having strong intermolecular forces will affect its “ideality”. The stronger the IMF, the more the deviation in the KMT

If the same IMF: stronger IMF = larger molar mass

Analyzing each compound:

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Which one of the following gases would deviate the least from ideal gas behavior?

A) CO2 

B) F2

C) CH3Cl

D) Ne 

E) Kr