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    Hi. We were given a practice sheet with review questions. Can you briefly tell me why on each so I can apply it on test? Thanks.

    Higher solubility - Butanedioic acid or Butanal

    Higher mp - 2,3-dihydroxy propanal or Pentanal

    Lower mp - Sodium octanoate or Octanoic acid

    Lower solubility - 2-hexanone or 2-hexanol

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    Please refer to the attached file. Cheers.

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    Butanedioic acid

    Butanal

    Because butanedioic acid has two hydrogen bonds whereas butanal has none, butanedioic acid is more polar than ...

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