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Postby Jose Robles 1D » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:38 pm

How does polarity affect boiling point and solubility? (please give example if possible)

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Re: Polarity

Postby jeffreygong1I » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:40 pm

Polar compounds have a higher boiling/melting point and are more soluble in water than nonpolar componds.

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Re: Polarity

Postby Charisse Vu 1H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:47 pm

Polar molecules tend to have higher boiling/melting points because they have greater intermoleculr forces than nonpolar molecules do. Nonpolar molecules only have van der Waals forces acting between molecules., which is the weakest form of intermolecular force. Polar molecules have dipoles that give rise to stronget intermolecular forces, such as hydrogen bonding or dipole-dipole forces that make it harder to break apart.

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Re: Polarity

Postby ShravanPatel2B » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:55 pm

The polarity of a molecule affects the boiling point because molecules that are higher in polarity usually have more electrons and thus require more energy in order to reach the boiling point.

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Re: Polarity

Postby Chetas Holagunda 3H » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:21 pm

If a molecule is more polar, it has more intermolecular forces since it has London dispersion forces and dipole-dipole and possibly more. Therefore, since it has more forces acting upon it, polar molecules tend to have higher boiling points.

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Re: Polarity

Postby Mai V 4L » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:11 am

Does anyone have a video they think is a good reference for this topic?

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