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Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points than aldehydes, ketones and even alcohols of comparable molecular mass. It is due to their _________. A more extensive association of carboxylic acid via van der Waals force of attraction B formation of intramolecular H-bonding C formation of intermolecular H-bonding D formation of carboxylate ion

Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points than aldehydes, ketones and even alcohols of comparable molecular mass. It is due to their _________.

A

more extensive association of carboxylic acid via van der Waals force of attraction

B

formation of intramolecular H-bonding

C

formation of intermolecular H-bonding

D

formation of carboxylate ion

 

Grade:12th pass

2 Answers

Rituraj Tiwari
askIITians Faculty 1792 Points
2 years ago
Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points then aldehydes, ketones, and given alcohol of comparable molecular mass. This is because of formation of intermolecularH-bonding.
Mayank Ranka
askIITians Faculty 281 Points
2 years ago
Dear student,Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points then aldehydes, ketones, and given alcohol of comparable molecular mass. This is because of formation of intermolecularH-bonding.

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