# Problem: Arrange the following substances in order of increasing boiling point (highest boiling point LAST):  CH3CH2OH, HOCH2CH2OH, CH3CH2Cl, and ClCH2CH2OH   a) CH3CH2OH &lt; CH3CH2Cl &lt; HOCH2CH2OH &lt; ClCH2CH2OH b) CH3CH2OH &lt; ClCH2CH2OH &lt; CH3CH2Cl &lt; HOCH2CH2OH c) CH3CH2OH &lt; HOCH2CH2OH &lt; CH3CH2Cl &lt; ClCH2CH2OH d) CH3CH2Cl &lt; CH3CH2OH &lt; ClCH2CH2OH &lt; HOCH2CH2OH e) CH3CH2Cl &lt; ClCH2CH2OH &lt; CH3CH2OH &lt; HOCH2CH2OH

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Arrange the following substances in order of increasing boiling point (highest boiling point LAST):

CH3CH2OH, HOCH2CH2OH, CH3CH2Cl, and ClCH2CH2OH

a) CH3CH2OH < CH3CH2Cl < HOCH2CH2OH < ClCH2CH2OH

b) CH3CH2OH < ClCH2CH2OH < CH3CH2Cl < HOCH2CH2OH

c) CH3CH2OH < HOCH2CH2OH < CH3CH2Cl < ClCH2CH2OH

d) CH3CH2Cl < CH3CH2OH < ClCH2CH2OH < HOCH2CH2OH

e) CH3CH2Cl < ClCH2CH2OH < CH3CH2OH < HOCH2CH2OH

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