Chemistry / Vapor Pressure and Intermolecular Forces
  • Solutions 11
Sign up for free to keep watching this solution

Solution: A beaker of ethanol is covered with a bell jar, and all of t...

Question

A beaker of ethanol is covered with a bell jar, and all of the gas is evacuated from the bell jar. At that moment, what is true about the rate of evaporation of liquid ethanol as compared to the rate of condensation of the ethanol?

A. They are in dynamic equilibrium

B. The rate of evaporation is faster than the rate of condensation

C. The rate of evaporation and condensation are equal

D. The rate of condensation is faster than the rate of evaporation

E. Nothing certain can be said about the rates of evaporation and condensation