Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 421a: 22


Hydrogen bonding

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In 1-propanol, the bonding between the hydrogen and the oxygen allows for hydrogen bonding, while the other molecule does not have hydrogen bonding. This hydrogen bonding causes 1-propanol to have a much higher boiling point than the other molecule, even though their molecular formula is the same.
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