How is vapor pressure related to temperature? What happens to the vapor pressure of a substance when the temperature is increased? Decreased?

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How is vapor pressure related to temperature? What happens to the vapor pressure of a substance when the temperature is increased? Decreased?

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The relationship between vapor pressure and temperature is linear.

 

The relationship between vapor pressure and temperature is not linear, but rather, it is exponential.

 

The vapor pressure of a liquid decreases with increasing temperature.

 

The vapor pressure of a liquid increases with increasing temperature.

 

asked Jan 29, 2012 in General Chemistry by yoshi ~Expert~ (914 points)
    

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B and D are correct:

 

The relationship between vapor pressure and temperature is not linear, but rather, it is exponential.

 

The vapor pressure of a liquid increases with increasing temperature.

answered Jan 29, 2012 by awesome ~Expert~ (1,467 points)
selected Jan 29, 2012 by yoshi

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