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Which compound has a higher boiling point and why?
a. PF3
b. PF5

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    PF5 is higher. When I was in school the answer was that the molar mass of PF5 is greater. The "more modern answer" is because of higher intermolecular forces. Frankly, I like the old answer better.

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    Thank you DrBob

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