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Primary amines have higher boiling point then tertiary amines .why?

Primary amines have higher boiling point then tertiary amines .why?

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Gaurav
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7 years ago
Hello Student
Boiling point of amines have high boiling point due to presence of hydrogen bonding between amine molecules. But the boiling point decreases with increase in alkyl groups attached to the N atom, because the number of H atoms present for hydrogen bonding decreases.

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