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Highest boiling point

  1. Jan 21, 2016 #1

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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    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
    2. Relevant equations
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    3. 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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  3. Jan 21, 2016 #2

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    You've got it; now "Google" it for confirmation.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2016 #3

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    Ah yes, totally forgot that wikipedia had boiling points, thanks!
     
  5. Jan 22, 2016 #4

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    So obviously wrong, H2S is a gas at STP.
     
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