February 28, 2017

Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Mody on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 1:21am.

The boiling points of the hydrogen halides are listed below.
HF 19°C
HCl –85°C
HBr –67°C
HI –35°C
Which of the following accounts for the relatively high boiling point of HF?
1. HF has the strongest H—X bond.
2. HF molecules form hydrogen bonds.
3. HF molecules have the strongest va der Waals forces.

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