Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 11 - Liquids and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Page 473: 11.24


Propyl alchohol has the greater boiling point due to its greater surface area.

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The greater surface area given to it by its chain structure correlates with higher IMFs. The greater a molecule's surface area, the greater the dispersion forces acting upon it.
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