Problem: The vapor pressure of liquids increases as the temperature increases because A. vapor pressure does not increase with temperature, it decreases. B. intermolecular forces have a strength that is inversely proportional to temperature. C. at a higher temperatures the kinetic energy distribution of molecules shifts to higher values. D. as temperature increases the volume increases. E. the enthalpy decreases with increasing temperature.

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The vapor pressure of liquids increases as the temperature increases because

A. vapor pressure does not increase with temperature, it decreases.

B. intermolecular forces have a strength that is inversely proportional to temperature.

C. at a higher temperatures the kinetic energy distribution of molecules shifts to higher values.

D. as temperature increases the volume increases.

E. the enthalpy decreases with increasing temperature.

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