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Explain why an alkyne often has a slightly higher boiling point than an alkene of similar molecular weight. For example, the bp of pent-1-yne is 39°C, and the bp of pent-1-ene is 30°C.

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Carbon atoms in alkynes are sp hybridized and carbon atoms in alkenes are sp2 hybridized. The s character perce...

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