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why ketones have higher boiling point than aldehydes? aldehydes,being more reactive are more polar...hence the dipole attractions shud b stronger in aldehydes?

why ketones have higher boiling point than aldehydes? aldehydes,being more reactive are more polar...hence the dipole attractions shud b stronger in aldehydes?

Grade:12th pass

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Monil Shah
34 Points
10 years ago

ketones having double bond on oxygen is between the compound hence is more tightly held by surrounding carbon atom and hence they require higher energy.

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