3F. 15

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Kelly Cai 4D
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3F. 15

Postby Kelly Cai 4D » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:47 am

Explain the difference in the boiling points of AsF3 (63 8C) and AsF5 (253 8C).

Ramneet Sandhu 3D
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Re: 3F. 15

Postby Ramneet Sandhu 3D » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:48 pm

The difference in boiling points between these two compounds is due to the difference in dipole moments and electronegativity.

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Re: 3F. 15

Postby Joowon Seo 3A » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:53 pm

AsF5 has more electrons. Therefore has more polarizability, which means a higher boiling point.

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