Problem: How are vapor pressure and boiling point related?

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We are being asked to determine how are vapor pressure and boiling point related.


Vapor pressure

▪ is the pressure exerted by a vapor in equilibrium with its condensed phase
influenced by intermolecular forces between molecules

Boiling Point

▪ the temperature at which a liquid change into vapor
influenced by intermolecular forces between molecules


Vapor Pressure and Intermolecular Forces

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How are vapor pressure and boiling point related?

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