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Which of the following would have the lowest vapor pressure in the pure state?
Sodium hydroxide because of the strong interparticle forces of ionic solids.
Methanol because of the hydrogen bonding in the functional group along with the non-polar nature of the carbon-hydrogen bonds.
Water because of the very strong hydrogen bonding in the substance.
Ammonia because of the unbonded pair of electrons on the central atom coupled with hydrogen bonding in the substance.