Problem: What would be the boiling point of methylene chloride at 670 mmHg?

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We’re being asked to determine the boiling point of methylene chloride at 670 mmHg. We can use the Clausius-Clapeyron Equation to solve for the boiling point of methylene chloride.


ln P2P1=-HvapR[1T2-1T1]


where:

P1 = vapor pressure at T1

P2 = vapor pressure at T2

ΔHvap = heat of vaporization (in J/mol)

R = gas constant (8.314 J/mol•K)

T1 and T2 = temperature (in K).


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What would be the boiling point of methylene chloride at 670 mmHg?

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