Which has a higher boiling point I2 or Br2?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 17th Jun, 2016, 11:24: AM

Expert Answer:

I2 has a higher boiling point than Br2. The atomic weights of Br and I are 80 and 127 respectively. Since I2 has higher molecular weight, it has stronger London dispersion forces so it has a higher boiling point than Br2.

Answered by  | 17th Jun, 2016, 01:24: PM