Problem: Determine the boiling point of a solution that contains 78.8 g of naphthalene (molar mass = 128.16 g/mol) dissolved in 722 mL of benzene (d = 0.877 g/mL). Pure benzene has a boiling point of 80.1°C and a boiling point elevation constant of 2.53°C/m. A. 2.5°C B. 82.3°C C. 80.4°C D. 2.2°C E. 82.6°C

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Determine the boiling point of a solution that contains 78.8 g of naphthalene (molar mass = 128.16 g/mol) dissolved in 722 mL of benzene (d = 0.877 g/mL). Pure benzene has a boiling point of 80.1°C and a boiling point elevation constant of 2.53°C/m.

A. 2.5°C

B. 82.3°C

C. 80.4°C

D. 2.2°C

E. 82.6°C

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