Problem: Benzene has a heat of vaporization of 30.72 kJ/mol and a normal boiling point of 80.1°C.At what temperature does benzene boil when the external pressure is 405 torr?

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For this problem, we can use the Clausius-Clapeyron Equation:

lnP2P1=-HvapR1T2-1T1


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Benzene has a heat of vaporization of 30.72 kJ/mol and a normal boiling point of 80.1°C.

At what temperature does benzene boil when the external pressure is 405 torr?

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