Problem: Would you predict liquid CCl4 or liquid C2Cl6 to exhibit higher surface tension? Why?

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 intermolecular forces   surface tension 


CCl4

  • Total valence e- = 32 e-
  • Lewis structure


  • IMF: ion-dipole 



C2Cl6

  • Total valence e- = 50 e-
  • Lewis structure


  • IMF: ion-dipole 


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Would you predict liquid CCl4 or liquid C2Cl6 to exhibit higher surface tension? Why?

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