BuyFindarrow_forward

Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

9th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

9th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640
Chapter 11, Problem 25PS
Textbook Problem
11 views

What is surface tension? Give an example illustrating the phenomenon of surface tension. Explain why surface tension is the consequence of intermolecular forces.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The term surface tension has to be defined with an example. The reason why surface tension is the consequence of intermolecular forces has to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Surface tension is the energy need for breaking through the surface or for disrupting a liquid drop and thus spreading it as a film

Surface tension arises as a result of intermolecular forces.

Explanation of Solution

Surface tension is the energy need for breaking through the surface or for disrupting a liquid drop and thus spreading it as a film

Example of surface tension is the walking of small insects such as the water strider on water. If water strider breaks through the surface, it will sink.

The water molecule in the interior is interact with each other by intermolecular forces from all the directions...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 11 Solutions

Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity
Show all chapter solutions
add
Ch. 11.6 - The molar enthalpy of vaporization of methanol,...Ch. 11.6 - Examine the vapor pressure curve for ethanol in...Ch. 11.6 - Vapor pressure: Suppose 0.50 g of pure water is...Ch. 11.6 - Using the Clausius-Clapeyron equation: Calculate...Ch. 11.6 - 3. At higher atmospheric pressures, to cook a...Ch. 11.6 - Calculate the weight percent of nitrogen in...Ch. 11.6 - An infant formula was also found to have been...Ch. 11.A - Assume that a mixture of the three molecules below...Ch. 11.A - In gas chromatography the mobile phase is an inert...Ch. 11 - What intermolecular force(s) must be overcome to...Ch. 11 - Intermolecular forces: What type of forces must be...Ch. 11 - What type of intermolecular farces must be...Ch. 11 - What type of intermolecular farces must be...Ch. 11 - Considering intermolecular forces in the pure...Ch. 11 - Considering intermolecular forces in the pure...Ch. 11 - Which of the following compounds would be expected...Ch. 11 - Which of the following compounds would be expected...Ch. 11 - In each pair of ionic compounds, which is more...Ch. 11 - When salts of Mg2+, Na+, and Cs+ are placed in...Ch. 11 - Ethanol, CH3CH2OH, has a vapor pressure of 59 mm...Ch. 11 - The enthalpy of vaporization of liquid mercury is...Ch. 11 - Answer the following questions using Figure 11.12:...Ch. 11 - Answer the following questions using Figure 11.12:...Ch. 11 - Assume you seal 1.0 g of diethyl ether (Figure...Ch. 11 - Refer to Figure 11.12 to answer these questions:...Ch. 11 - Which member of each of the following pairs of...Ch. 11 - Place the following four compounds in order of...Ch. 11 - Vapor pressure curves for CS2 (carbon disulfide)...Ch. 11 - You are comparing three different substances, A,...Ch. 11 - Equilibrium vapor pressures of benzene, C6H6, at...Ch. 11 - Vapor pressure data are given here for octane,...Ch. 11 - Can carbon monoxide (Tc = 132.9 K; Pc = 34.5 atm...Ch. 11 - Methane (CH4) cannot be liquefied at room...Ch. 11 - What is surface tension? Give an example...Ch. 11 - What factors affect the viscosity of a substance?...Ch. 11 - If a piece of filter paper (an absorbent paper...Ch. 11 - When water is placed in a buret it forms a concave...Ch. 11 - What types of intermolecular forces are important...Ch. 11 - What types of intermolecular forces are important...Ch. 11 - Which of the following salts, Li2SO4 or Cs2SO4, is...Ch. 11 - Select the substance in each of the following...Ch. 11 - Use the vapor pressure curves illustrated here to...Ch. 11 - Which of the following ionic compounds will have...Ch. 11 - Rank the following compounds in order of...Ch. 11 - Rank the following molecules in order of...Ch. 11 - Mercury and many of its compounds are dangerous...Ch. 11 - The following data are the equilibrium vapor...Ch. 11 - You are going to prepare a silicone polymer, and...Ch. 11 - A hand boiler can be purchased in toy stores or at...Ch. 11 - The photos below illustrate an experiment you can...Ch. 11 - If you place 1.0 L of ethanol (C2H5OH) in a small...Ch. 11 - Acetone, CH3COCH3, is a common laboratory solvent....Ch. 11 - Cooking oil floats on top of water. From this...Ch. 11 - Liquid ethylene glycol, HOCH2CH2OH, is one of the...Ch. 11 - Liquid methanol, CH3OH, is placed in a glass tube....Ch. 11 - Account for these facts: (a) Although ethanol...Ch. 11 - Rationalize the observation that CH3CH2CH2OH,...Ch. 11 - Cite two pieces of evidence to support the...Ch. 11 - During thunderstorms in the Midwest, very large...Ch. 11 - Refer to Figure 11.8 to answer the following...Ch. 11 - At the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in...Ch. 11 - A fluorocarbon, CF4, has a critical temperature of...Ch. 11 - Acetaminophen is used in analgesics. A model of...Ch. 11 - List four properties of liquids that are directly...Ch. 11 - List the following ions in order of hydration...Ch. 11 - Compare the boiling points of the various isomeric...Ch. 11 - An 8.82-g sample of Br2 is placed in an evacuated...Ch. 11 - Polarizability is defined as the extent to which...Ch. 11 - In which of the following organic molecules might...Ch. 11 - A pressure cooker (a kitchen appliance) is a pot...Ch. 11 - Vapor pressures of NH3() at several temperatures...Ch. 11 - Chemists sometimes carry out reactions in liquid...Ch. 11 - The data in the following table were used to...Ch. 11 - Water (10.0 g) is placed in a thick-walled glass...

Additional Science Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions add
Ammonium phosphate, (NH4)3PO4, has how many oxygen atoms for each nitrogen atom?

General Chemistry - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

Methylmercuryis a toxic industrial pollutant that is easily destroyed by cooking. T F

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

True or false? Ribosomes are only found in eukaryotes.

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (MindTap Course List)

Find the mass m of the counterweight needed to balance a truck with mass M = 1 500 kg on an incline of = 45 (F...

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Technology Update (No access codes included)

What familiar property of water is due to its cohesion? What kinds of bonds are involved?

Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science, Loose-leaf Versin