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How will the boiling point of a liter of water containing 1 mole of sodium chloride (NaCl) compare with that of a liter of water containing 1 mole of calcium chloride (CaCl2)? Explain your answer.

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  1. Look at the formula for boiling point of each.
    delta T = i*Kb*molality
    Molality is the same for both solution.
    Kb is the same for both solution.
    There delta T depends upon i, the van't Hoff factor.
    i = 2 for NaCl
    i = 3 for CaCl2.

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