Problem: Rank the compounds in Problem 12.64 in order of  increasing viscosity at a given temperature; explain your ranking.(a) CH3OH(b) CH3CH3  (c) H2C=O

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Kautz's class at UNL.

FREE Expert Solution

 viscosity   IMF


a) CH3OH  H connected to O  H-bonding


b) CH3CH3 hydrocarbon  London dispersion forces


c) H2C=O  polar covalent  dipole-dipole forces


View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Rank the compounds in Problem 12.64 in order of  increasing viscosity at a given temperature; explain your ranking.

(a) CH3OH

(b) CH3CH3  

(c) H2C=O

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Intermolecular Forces and Physical Properties concept. If you need more Intermolecular Forces and Physical Properties practice, you can also practice Intermolecular Forces and Physical Properties practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Kautz's class at UNL.

What textbook is this problem found in?

Our data indicates that this problem or a close variation was asked in Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change - Silberberg 8th Edition. You can also practice Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change - Silberberg 8th Edition practice problems.