C2H5CL is gas , whereas C2H5I is liquid temparature explan.

Asked by Gishin Rajan | 23rd Oct, 2015, 04:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Molecular mass of ethyl iodide is 155.97 g/mol and molecular mass of ethyl chloride 64.51 g/mol.
Ethyl iodide has larger molecular mass than ethyl chloride and therefore has large van der Waal's forces. Thus, ethyl iodide is liquid at room temperature.

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 23rd Oct, 2015, 06:57: PM