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    If i distilled my ester at lower pressure than atmospheric pressure what would happen to the boiling point? and why?
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    What do you think? And why?
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    (Original post by Pigster)
    What do you think? And why?
    Would the boiling point lower? Due to increase in volume and less attractive forces?
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    Yes to the first and no to the second.

    To explain the why, I must first ask what level chemistry you're at and assuming A-level which exam board you're doing.
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    Yes to the first and no to the second.

    To explain the why, I must first ask what level chemistry you're at and assuming A-level which exam board you're doing.
    OCR - but the question is more out of my own curiosity
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    In that case, a fair starting point to your research (and it should you your research) is http://www.chemguide.co.uk/physical/...pourpress.html
 
 
 
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