Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 23 - Functional Groups - 23 Assessment: 76

Answer

The two molecules are similar in size. Diethylene glycol has four carbons; glycerol has three. Diethylene glycol is an either with two hydroxy groups, while glycerol has three hydroxy groups.

Work Step by Step

The two molecules are similar in size. Diethylene glycol has four carbons; glycerol has three. Diethylene glycol is an either with two hydroxy groups, while glycerol has three hydroxy groups.
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