greatlife44
  • greatlife44
Could anyone explain why the molecular weight of acetic acid vapor becomes 120 g/mol?
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greatlife44
  • greatlife44
perhaps anyone could explain how this is possible?
greatlife44
  • greatlife44
I understand that because, acetic acid is in the gaseous state, the molecules are free from any intermolecular forces. so clearly some sort of reaction must have occurred, perhaps dimerzation?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Interesting, apparently in solid and gas phase acetic acid tends to dimerize, but in liquid phase it occurs less often if there are hydrogen bonding solvents. I didn't really read much past this section "Structure" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetic_acid#Structure They also have a nice picture of what he dimer looks like: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Acetic_Acid_Hydrogenbridge_V.1.svg Pretty interesting, also good idea on the dimer thing.

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greatlife44
  • greatlife44
Thank you for clarifying @Woodward it seemed strange at first

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