Arrange HF, HCl, HBr, and HI in order of increasing vapor pressure.
Intermolecular Forces and Vapor Pressure:
Intermolecular forces are the secondary forces that hold the molecules or unbounded atoms of inert substances together in a state.
The intermolecular forces' strength determines the physical state at a particular temperature and all other physical properties.
The vapor pressure of a substance is the pressure exerted by the vapors on its liquid surface.
Answer and Explanation: 1
HF, HCl, HBr, and HI are all haloacids and are polar covalent.
Their vapor pressure would increase with decreasing strength of the intermolecular...
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