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Homework Help: 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

    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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