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What is the solubility in increasing value and volatility in increasing value of C6H14 isomers?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2018


There are FIVE isomers of hexane....


And these are....2-methylpentane, 3-methylpentane, 2,2-dimethylbutane, 2,3-dimethylbutane, and of course n-hexane.

The longest chain affords the greatest opportunity for intermolecular interaction thru dispersion forces, and thus n-hexane is the most involatile.... As a chemist, as a physical scientist, you should investigate the normal boiling points of each isomer....