Boiling points of alcohol and mercury?

In summary, the boiling point of alcohol and mercury depends on their molecular structures, with alcohol having a lower boiling point due to its smaller and lighter molecules compared to mercury. The boiling point of alcohol is 78.37°C or 173.07°F, while the boiling point of mercury is 356.7°C or 674.06°F. These substances cannot be boiled together as the alcohol would evaporate before the mercury reaches its boiling point. Atmospheric pressure can affect the boiling point of both substances, but the difference in their boiling points remains significant.
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Boiling points of alcohol and mercury??

who can tell me the boiling point of alcohol and mercury??
 
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Just use google. I googled boiling point table, and got lots of good hits. Here's one of the boiling point of the elements in the periodic table:

http://www.standnes.no/chemix/periodictable/boiling-points-table.htm

To get alcohol, just google boiling point alcohol.
 
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Thx A Lot ..
 

Related to Boiling points of alcohol and mercury?

What is the boiling point of alcohol?

The boiling point of alcohol varies depending on the type of alcohol. For example, the boiling point of ethanol (commonly found in alcoholic beverages) is 78.37°C or 173.07°F, while the boiling point of methanol (a toxic form of alcohol) is significantly lower at 64.7°C or 148.46°F.

What is the boiling point of mercury?

The boiling point of mercury is 356.7°C or 674.06°F. This is much higher than the boiling point of alcohol, making it difficult to boil both substances together.

Can alcohol and mercury be boiled together?

No, alcohol and mercury cannot be boiled together because the boiling point of mercury is much higher than that of alcohol. This means that the alcohol would evaporate before the mercury reaches its boiling point, making it impossible to boil them together.

Why does alcohol have a lower boiling point than mercury?

Alcohol has a lower boiling point than mercury because of the difference in their molecular structures. Alcohol molecules are smaller and lighter, allowing them to move and escape from the liquid state at a lower temperature compared to larger and heavier mercury molecules.

How does atmospheric pressure affect the boiling point of alcohol and mercury?

Atmospheric pressure can affect the boiling point of alcohol and mercury. Higher atmospheric pressure can increase the boiling point of both substances, while lower atmospheric pressure can decrease it. However, the effect of atmospheric pressure on the boiling point is relatively small and does not change the fact that mercury has a much higher boiling point than alcohol.

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