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a’ and ‘b’ are van der Waals’ constants for gases. Chlorine is more easily liquefiedthan ethane because

a’ and ‘b’ are van der Waals’ constants for gases. Chlorine is more easily liquefiedthan ethane because

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
van der Waals constant a is a measure of intermolecular forces and b is a measure of molecular size.
A greater value of a and lesser value of b supports liquefication of a given gas. Therefore, chlorine is more easily liquefied than ethane because a for Cl2 > a for C2H6 but b for Cl2 < b for C2H6

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