Problem: Place the following substances in order of decreasing boiling point. F2 Br2 H2 a. F2 > H2 > Br2 b. H2 > F2 > Br2 c. Br2 > H2 > F2 d. Br2 > F2 > H2 e. F2 > Br2 > H2

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The molecule with the lowest boiling point has the  weakest intermolecular force

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Place the following substances in order of decreasing boiling point. 

F2 Br2 H2 

a. F2 > H2 > Br2 

b. H2 > F2 > Br2 

c. Br2 > H2 > F2 

d. Br2 > F2 > H2 

e. F2 > Br2 > H2

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