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Account for the Following : There is Large Difference Between the Melting and Boiling Points of Oxygen and Sulphur. - Chemistry

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Account for the following : There is large difference between the melting and boiling points of oxygen and sulphur.

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Solution

The oxygen exists as a diatomic molecule, O2, while sulphur exists as a polyatomic molecule, S8. Hence, there is a large difference between the melting point and the boiling point of oxygen and sulphur.

Concept: Concept of Group 16 Elements
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