Boiling points

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Assuming each of these functional groups were found in compounds containing only 5 carbon atoms, rank them in order from lowest to highest boiling point.

I don't know where ester, ketone, and ether fit in. I know that it all has to do with intermolecular forces, but I'm stumped since the last three only have dipole-dipole.

Edit: I take back about what I said about amides and alcohols earlier.

alcohols < amides
 
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GCT
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Well to be exact, you should refer to your text, or an internet resource, unless they specifically ask you do explain your proposal.l
 

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