Problem: Select the molecule with the higher boiling point from the pair of compounds. Explain your choice:  Ethanol, CH3CH2OH  and  dimethyl ether, CH3OCH3

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Select the molecule with the higher boiling point from the pair of compounds. Explain your choice: 

Ethanol, CH3CH2OH  and  dimethyl ether, CH3OCH3

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