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11.23 Butane and 2-methylpropane, whose space-filling mod-
els are shown here, are both nonpolar and have the same
molecular formula, C4H10, yet butane has the higher boil-
ing point (-0.5 °C compared to-11.7 °C). Explain.
2-Methylpropane
Butane

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11.23 Butane and 2-methylpropane, whose space-filling mod- els are shown here, are both nonpolar and have the same molecular formula, C4H10, yet butane has the higher boil- ing point (-0.5 °C compared to-11.7 °C). Explain. 2-Methylpropane Butane

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