Highest boiling point

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Homework Statement


Of the following compounds, which has the highest boiling point?
  1. (A) CH3—CH3

  2. (B) CH3—CH2OH

  3. (C) CH3—COOH

  4. (D) CH3—COH

  5. (E) H2S

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The Attempt at a Solution


Chose C because is more polar with the 2 oxygens, however, the answer has conflicting answer. It says its E while explaining why its C. Can someone confirm which one is right? Thanks!
 

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You've got it; now "Google" it for confirmation.
 
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Ah yes, totally forgot that wikipedia had boiling points, thanks!
 
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It says its E

So obviously wrong, H2S is a gas at STP.
 
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