We are asked to identify each property as that of alcohols, ethers, or both.
Alcohol → R-OH → Polar/H-bonding
Ether → R-O-R → Polar
Recall some basic information:
Identify each property as that of alcohols, ethers, or both.
can hydrogen-bond with each other
soluble in water
have flammable vapors
boiling point much higher than alkanes
boiling point dose to that of alkanes
can hydrogen-bond with water
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