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The abnormally high boiling point of water


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The abnormally high boiling point of water

Options

A) its high molecular mass

B) the presence of metallic bond

C) the presence of hydrogen bonds

D) the presence of covalent bonds

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Water, alkanols (alcohols), alkanoic acids carboxylic acids) amines and nitrides have hydrogen bonds and thus possesses abnormally high boiling points compare to molecules of identical molecular weight.

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  • Water, alkanols (alcohols), alkanoic acids carboxylic acids) amines and nitrides have hydrogen bonds and thus possesses abnormally high boiling points compare to molecules of identical molecular weight.

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