Intermolecular Forces, Liquids
A Molecular Comparison
of Liquids and Solids
Physical properties of substances understood in terms of
kinetic molecular theory:
Gases are highly compressible, assumes shape and volume of
Explaining Vapor Pressure on the
Some of the molecules on the surface of a liquid have
enough energy to escape the attraction of the bulk liquid.
These molecules move into the gas phase.
As the number of molecules in the gas