Problem: Explain how viscosity is related to the flow and attraction between atoms in a liquid

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We are being asked to explain how viscosity is related to the flow and attraction between atoms in a liquid.


Vapor pressure

▪ is resistance to flow
▪ highly influenced by intermolecular forces between molecules or atoms


Intermolecular Forces (IMF) are the attractive forces between 2 molecules.

Ion-dipole

strongest IMF
▪ deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound.

 Hydrogen Bonding

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Explain how viscosity is related to the flow and attraction between atoms in a liquid

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