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Boiling and melting points can be related in the sense that both are higher when the substance has stronger intermolecular forces. So yes, a higher melting (and boiling) point means stronger intermolecular forces, since more energy (heat) will be required to overcome the interactions to change phase.
They are directly related because if a molecule has a high boiling point that means that the intermolecular forces are stronger keeping the molecules tightly held and harder to separate to then change into a gaseous state. That same molecule is going to take more energy to melt it as well, resulting in a high melting point. This can also be seen the other way where both points are low if the intermolecular forces are weak.
They are related in that when you are comparing two molecules or compounds, if one has a higher melting point it is likely to also have a higher boiling point because the same intermolecular forces contribute to both properties of the chemicals
Yes Molecules that have a higher melting or boiling point means that they have stronger intermolecular forces. If a molecule has hydrogen bonding it will very likely have the highest boiling point because it has very strong intermolecular forces. That is why waters boiling point is so high
Yes! How I like to think about it is that the molecules that have higher BP and MP are "stronger"(they can withstand dramatic temperatures) than molecules that have lower BP and MP. Hope that helps!
Solids have strong IMFS to keep the atoms together to form a coherent structure, liquids have weaker IMFs (intermolecular forces) between atoms that keep them closer together while giving them some freedom to move, and gases have even weaker IMFs. Phase changes are mainly about overcoming IMFS. So boiling/melting points are used as a way to measure how strong the IMFs in your substance are. If the IMFs are strong you will have higher boiling and melting points because you will need more energy to overcome these IMFs. If the IMFs are weaker, you will have lower boiling and melting points because you won't need as much energy to overcome these IMFs.
The stronger the intermolecular forces, the harder it will be to break those bonds, thus resulting in a high boiling and melting point, so it could be safe to say they are related in that sense.
Normally a higher boiling point means that there is a stronger bond. This is because in order to break that bond it will require a lot of energy and in this case, energy comes in the form of heat.
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