Which evaporates faster orange juice, rubbing alcohol, water, vinegar?


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These results were obtained because the characteristics of each liquid affects the
efficiency of its ability to evaporate. For vaporisation to take place, the molecules in
each liquid must build up a certain amount of energy, which is largely dependent on the
properties of the liquid (Purdue University). Evaporation is when a molecule escapes
from the surface of a liquid as it vaporizes. This occurs when an individual molecule
builds up enough energy, so that it moves too fast to form bonds, and therefore becomes
gaseous (Dr. Mabel Rodrigues 2012). As a result, the rate at which a liquid evaporates
comes down to the weight of each molecule, the forces between each molecule, and the
density of the liquid.

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