Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids - 11-6 Properties of Liquids - Applying Chemical Principles - Questions - Page 433: 1


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A) 1,5 pentanediol, because it has two nonsymmetrical sites where hydrogen bonding occurs therefore it's the most polar of the three. B) Propyl ethyl ether, because it doesn't have hydrogen bonding, therefore it's the least polar. C) 1,5 pentanediol then 1 pentanol then propyl ethyl ether, in order of decreasing polarity.
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