Asked Sep 30, 2019

What type of intermolecular force must be overcome in
converting each of the following from a liquid to a gas?
(a) liquid O2 (c) CH3I (methyl iodide)
(b) mercury (d) CH3CH2OH (ethanol)



Expert Answer

Step 1
  • Liquid O2:


The only force to overcome is London dispersion force or temporary dipole-induced dipole interactions.  This compound is made of non-polar molecules, london dispersion force are the, main forces that hold these molecules toget...

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