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The attractive forces holding the molecules of silver iodide together (intermolecular forces) are stronger than those in vanillin, therefore they require more energy to break them. The attractive forces between two molecules of silver iodide are much stronger than the attractive forces between two molecules of vanilin. This is due to the different types of bonds found in each molecule - silver iodide molecules contain ionic bonds, which are very strong, while vanilin molecules contain covalent bonds which are a lot weaker. Since the attractive forces are higher in silver iodide, it requires a lot more energy (i.e. heat) to break these attractive forces in order to melt silver iodide, therefore it has a much higher melting point than vanilin. The bonding of atoms.

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Why silve iodideAgI a compound used in photography has much higher melting point than vanillin c8h8O3 a sweet smelling compound used in flavorings?

Silver iodide is an ionic compound, whereas vanillin is a covalent compound. The bonds between atoms are much stronger in ionic compounds, so the melting point is higher in AgI.


Why does silver iodide melt faster than vanillin?

It doesn't.


What is the other term for silver iodide?

Silver(I) iodide


Balanced equation for silver nitrate plus potassium iodide to form silver iodide plus potassium nitrate?

Silver nitrate + potassium iodide -> silver iodide + potassium nitrate AgNO3 + KI -----> AgI + KNO3


What is the common name for silver iodide?

The same "Silver iodide"


What is the precipitate of ammonium iodide and silver nitrate?

Silver iodide


Potassium iodide silver nitrate?

= Potassium nitrate and Silver iodide


Is silver iodide soluble in water?

No. Silver iodide is insoluble in water.


What are the products of Silver nitrate and sodium iodide?

produces Silver iodide and Sodium nitrate


Reaction of sodium iodide with silver nitrate?

Produces Silver iodide precipitate and Sodium nitrate


What is seen when Silver nitrate is mixed with lithium iodide?

Yellow precipitate (of silver iodide) shows the presence of iodide ions.


How do you make silver iodide with the help of silver nitrate and potassium iodide with suitable condition?

Dissolve each of the silver nitrate and potassium iodide separately in water, then mix the two solutions slowly with stirring. Silver iodide will precipitate and can be separated by filtering it from the liquid.


Is silver iodide a gas?

At room temperature silver iodide is a yellow powdery solid.


Silver nitrate reaction with sodium iodide?

Produces Silver iodide and Sodium nitrate


What is the product of potassium iodide and silver nitrate?

Potassium nitrate and a precipitate of Silver iodide


Silver nitrate and potassium iodide?

Potassium nitrate and a precipitate of Silver iodide are formed


Is vanillin positive in tollens test?

No.While vanillin is an aldehyde, which should react with Tollens' reagent to precipitate silver metal, vanillin does not "pass" Tollens' test. Tollens' reagent is very basic (sodium or potassium hydroxide). Vanillin has a phenolic hydrogen (OH bonded to a phenyl ring) which is slightly acidic. Vanillin will react first with the excess hydroxide ions in solution to form a phenoxide salt, which will not participate in the silver-precipitating reaction.


Silver nitrate and potassium iodide equation?

Silver nitrate + Potassium iodide ----> Silver iodide + Potassium nitrate AgNO3 + KI ----> AgI + KNO3


Two solutions mixed to make silver iodide?

silver nitrate and potassium iodide can be used.


How many grams of potassium iodide will produce 750 grams of silver iodide when there is an excess of silver nitrate?

530,3 g potassium iodide are needed.


What is the molecular equation of silver nitrate and potassium iodide?

Silver nitrate + Potassium iodide ----> Silver iodide + Potassium nitrate AgNO3 + KI ----> AgI + KNO3


What happen when you add iodide to silver nitrate?

If you add iodide (iodine ions) to Acidfied Silver Nitrate, a pale yellow precipitate is formed. This precipitate is Silver Iodide (AgI).


Is there something called Iodide?

Yes, Iodide is a monatomic anion. There are several types of Iodides such as potassium iodide, hydrogen iodide, and silver iodide.


Silver nitrate plus potassium iodide?

A replacement reaction yielding silver iodide and potassium nitrate.


How is lead iodide different from silver chloride?

Lead(ii) Iodide is a yellow precipitate while silver chloride is white.