We are being asked to rank the given compounds in order of increasing boiling point.
▪ the temperature at which a liquid change into vapor
▪ influenced by intermolecular forces between molecules
Intermolecular Forces (IMF) are the attractive forces between 2 molecules.
▪ strongest IMF
▪ deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound.
• Hydrogen Bonding
Rank these compounds by boiling point.
pentane propane hexane
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