Problem: Rank the following compounds in increasing boiling point: 1 = Lowest boiling point, 3 = Highest boiling point. CH3OH CH4 CCI3

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We are being asked to rank the following compounds in increasing boiling point: CH3OH, CH4, CCl3


Intermolecular Forces (IMF) are the attractive forces between 2 molecules.

Ion-dipole

strongest IMF
 deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound.

 Hydrogen Bonding

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Rank the following compounds in increasing boiling point: 1 = Lowest boiling point, 3 = Highest boiling point. 

CH3OH 

CH4 

CCI3

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