The boiling point of pentane is higher than that of propane because?

The boiling point of pentane is higher than that of propane because?
A. carbon-carbon single bonds are stronger than carbon-hydrogen bonds.
B. Pentane has more covalent bonds to break
C. Pentane does not burn easily as propane
D. The intermolecular forces in pentane are stronger than those of propane

Correct Option: Answer is B
he boiling points of alkanes increase with increasing number of carbons. This is because the intermolecular attractive forces, although individually weak, become cumulatively more significant as the number of atoms and electrons in the molecule increases.

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Solutions is incorrect? Kindly leave a feedback at the comment section

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x
Scroll to Top

Download UTME/JAMB Past Questions in PDF format

Get 30% Off with this promo code UZK5QNHC