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Why do compounds with strong intermolecular attractive forces have higher boiling points than compounds with weak intermolecular attractive forces?

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  1. Those intermolecular forces add up to extra holding power; therefore, it is harder to break the bonds from a liquid to a vapor state. That means more energy must be transferred to the liquid and that means a higher boiling point.

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  2. thank you

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