The higher the vapor pressure the higher the volatility.
This graph shows how the vapor pressure of three liquids varies with temperature:
Use the graph to answer the following questions:
Which liquid is the most volatile?
Which is the least volatile?
What is the normal boiling point of each liquid?
Suppose a beaker of octane is put inside a sealed tank containing octane gas at 112°C and 281. torr. After ten minutes, will there be more liquid in the beaker, less liquid, or the same amount?
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