Problem: Rank the following in order of  increasing surface tension at a given temperature, and explain your ranking:(a) CH3CH2CH2OH          (b) HOCH 2CH(OH)CH2OH          (c) HOCH 2CH2OH

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IMF  surface tension


(a) CH3CH2CH2OH

1 O connected to H  hydrogen bonding


(b) HOCH 2CH(OH)CH2OH

3 O connected to H  hydrogen bonding


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Rank the following in order of  increasing surface tension at a given temperature, and explain your ranking:

(a) CH3CH2CH2OH          (b) HOCH 2CH(OH)CH2OH          (c) HOCH 2CH2OH

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