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anonymous

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Water boils at a higher temperature than a non-polar solvent like ether because...

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  1. anonymous
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    a large amount of energy is required to break the many hydrogen bonds that restrict the movement of individual water molecules.

  2. Photon336
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    @lindah34 yeah, intermolecular forces meaning the attractions between water molecules are what account for this. Just imagine all those bonds between water molecules have to be broken. this is hydrogen bonding.

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