Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 7 - Molecular Structures - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 325c: 55a


This has the greatest boiling point.

Work Step by Step

This molecule exhibits hydrogen bonding, for there is a hydrogen bonded to an oxygen atom. Since hydrogen bonding is an extremely strong intermolecular force, this molecule will have the highest boiling point. Note, Hydrogen bonding does not occur within molecules but between different molecules where a Hydrogen is bonded to Nitrogen, Oxygen, or Fluorine.
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