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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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butane andd 2-Metnyl propaue is The strueture olowe! H H H 1 H-C-C 2-2-H H n--H 2-metylprepave Butane

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he atoms in butane are single chain aranget arnged in a where as in 9-methylpropane , twe' atoms a kranch nith a chain: ave

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