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Explain why water has higher boiling point than HF

Asked by Sahar 25th January 2016, 6:39 PM
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Answer:

Hi,

HF has less molecular mass than water so it boils easily.

In water two hydrogen atoms are bonded to oxygen which makes it more difficult to separate the molecules into the gas phase.

So HF has low boiling point than water.

Answered by Expert 25th January 2016, 6:42 PM
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