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1. Does the vapor pressure of a liquid change with temperature and if so, why?

2. When attaching the hoses for the cooling water in the distillation apparatus, does the water enter at the top of the condenser and exit at the bottom or enter at the lower end and exit at the upper end?

3. Why is it necessary to add a boiling chip or two during the distillation of a liquid?

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In this solution we consider the answers to 3 questions about the practical aspects of distillation in organic chemistry. See the long description for the questions that are covered.

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1) Yes, vapor pressure of a liquid increases with temperature due to an increase in atomic movement as particles are heated. This increased atomic movement is what eventually accounts ...

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