Problem: (a) Which is generally stronger, intermolecular interactions or intramolecular interactions? (b) Which of these kinds of interactions are broken when a liquid is converted to a gas?

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For Par (a), we're being asked to determine which is generally stronger, intermolecular interactions or intramolecular interactions.

Intermolecular forces are the forces or interactions between atoms, molecules, or ions and their neighboring particles. 

Recall that there are several types of intermolecular forces:

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(a) Which is generally stronger, intermolecular interactions or intramolecular interactions? 

(b) Which of these kinds of interactions are broken when a liquid is converted to a gas?

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